The Glimpsing Garden Collection - Vintage Mix & Match Floral China Plates - Set of 6
... that blue illimitable distance which was at once the landscape at their feet and the future in their souls. Edith Wharton, The Glimpses of the Moon
Dating from the 1940's - 1960's this vintage collection of mismatched floral plates features a combination of stripes, flowers, scallops and embossed details. Handpicked and curated for its pale grey color palette and contrasting yet elegantly subtle aesthetic, this combination of textures and patterns is both fresh and unique. Colors include grey, black, pink, melon, lavender, yellow, green, blue, brown and white.
- This set includes the following pieces:
- One 9.75" inch Old English Staffordshire Ware souvenir dinner plate featuring Mt. Rushmore. Made by Adams and JonRoth of England and imported to The Burgess Company in Keystone, South Dakota during the 1950's.
- One Castleton China 10.75" inch dinner plate featuring the Belrose pattern Made in the USA between 1950-1972
- One 7.5" inch Seltmann Weiden bread plate featuring embossed scroll designs. Made in Bavaria, Germany during the late 1940's.
- One 6.25" inch Gold Standard porcelain bread and butter plate featuring lavender floral rim and silver trim. Made in Japan during the 1960's.
- One 6" inch Royal Jackson bread and butter plate in the Autumn pattern featuring gold inner and outer bands and grass swags in pale green, purple and gold. Made in the USA during the 1950's
- One 6.75" inch salad plate rimmed in silver and featuring a muted green and grey grapevine pattern. Maker unknown at this time.
- The Old English Staffordshire Ware (Mt. Rushmore) bears crazing on the front and back as well as light staining on the back. There are two very slight chips along the rim of the Seltmann Weiden bread plate that are barely noticeable. Otherwise, this set is chip and crack free.
Vintage mismatched plate collections make memorable table decorations for weddings, receptions, bridal parties, baby showers, tea parties and a host of other celebrations. Pull together a cohesive style with all your party decorations by repeating colors, patterns, and shapes.