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Royal Albert China Dishes, Brigadoon Pattern or Thistle

12 Jan

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This is one complete 5 piece place setting of Royal Albert Bone China in the Brigadoon pattern, also known as Thistle.  Place setting consists of one dinner plate, one salad plate, one luncheon plate, one cup and one saucer. Soft pastel blue and purple thistles with moss green leaves and gold edged rims.  The pattern was available for a long time and was finally retired in the early 2000’s.  A place setting as above was priced at $155.00 back then.

Bone china sets are not as desirable today as they used to be.  Those of us baby boomers who were married in the 70’s and 80’s typically registered for a fine bone china pattern such as this one made by Royal Albert in England.  Many of us never used them except on very special occasions so they can be found in excellent condition today.  The brides today are much more practical, opting for good quality everyday dishes for wedding gifts rather than the delicate china of old.   Most older bone china sets can be bought for a fraction of what they cost new.

There are 4 place settings currently available.  Each place setting will be priced at $50 and will be availabe at my booth at the Almonte Antique Market, 26 Mill Street, Almonte ON, just 30 minutes west of the city of Ottawa.

Vera Neumann Forbidden Fruit Dishes, Island Worcester

15 Mar

 

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Lovely dishes designed by Vera Neumann for Island Worcester, made in Jamaica ca. 1960’s.   Pattern is called Forbidden Fruit.  Island Worcester is a subsidiary of English Royal Worcester.  All dishes are hand painted underglaze.  Vera Neumann was a famous designer of mid century dishes, linens and scarves and her designs are very collectible.  The set in the photo is a place setting that includes a dinner plate, lunch plate, cup and saucer and cereal bowl.

These dishes are available at my booth at the Almonte Antique Market in Almonte ON.  The price is $50 per 5 piece place setting.

Please note the place settings are all SOLD!!

Teapot, cream and sugar are now SOLD!!