Tag Archives: place settings

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, Island Worcester Dishes Pumpkin Pattern

1 Nov

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Four place settings consisting of 4 dinner plates, 4 cereal bowls, 4 mugs and 4 saucers.  All are in really good condition with very little wear. Thanks to a kind reader who informed me the pattern was called Pumpkin.  The pattern was designed by the famous Vera Neumann, for Island Worcester.  Dishes were hand painted in Jamaica ca. 1960’s.

The dishes will be for sale at my booth at the Ottawa Antique Show Carleton University Fieldhouse, Oct 25th and 26th 2014.

Price for the 4 place settings is $75.00

Please note these dishes are now SOLD!!!