Merry Vintage Christmas

With a few ideas about get to started on how to begin celebrating the season; here it is. It is all about gathering family and friends, staying at home and sharing the best Christmas yet!

I will be featuring a few of my favourite table collections (which I think you’ll love too) that encourages you to create a relaxed food sharing experience this party season.

Under the Christmas tree, place thoughtful gifts for loved ones to open on Christmas morning – from popular and meaningful Vintage collectibles for gifting like a piece of Bone China, a Victorian tea sets and lots of blue and white and coffee mugs. Place candy and sweets in a cup, a candle, Ceylon Tea, or even a gift card.

It adds to the classic gift. Use a vintage; mix and match. You never know when someone’s vintage might be the gift that makes a difference in someone’s Christmas this year!

Pictured Above

One of a kind Vintage tea set by Baker Bros Meir bone China. A Victorian Floral Gilded 10 piece Tea Cup trio’s with extra Tea Side Plates. Made in England from the 1920’s. Back stamped.

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/littlebitoftexasinswansea/

Infinity

Infinity

The state or quality of being infinite.”the infinity of space.”

Endlessness, infinitude and infiniteness, Boundlessness, limitlessness and unlimitedness,

Infinity is extensiveness,

The vastness, immensity; its the distance.

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Royal Doulton has created Infinity in their China. Throughout their history, Royal Doulton has introduced various luxury bone China collections at a value relating to specific elegant Tableware. Infinity is one of these elegant collection in these specific ranges of wares even for the most discriminating taste.

For more info and prices visit:

https://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Royal-Doulton-Tea-Set-6-Infinity-Trios-Teacup-Complete-Tea-Service-Platinum-Gild-/263354140810?_mwBanner=1

O Swallow

from The Princess: O Swallow

BY ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

O Swallow, Swallow, flying, flying South,

Fly to her, and fall upon her gilded eaves,

And tell her, tell her, what I tell to thee.

O tell her, Swallow, thou that knowest each,

That bright and fierce and fickle is the South,

And dark and true and tender is the North.

O Swallow, Swallow, if I could follow, and light

Upon her lattice, I would pipe and trill,

And cheep and twitter twenty million loves.

O were I thou that she might take me in,

And lay me on her bosom, and her heart

Would rock the snowy cradle till I died.

Why lingereth she to clothe her heart with love,

Delaying as the tender ash delays

To clothe herself, when all the woods are green?

O tell her, Swallow, that thy brood is flown:

Say to her, I do but wanton in the South,

But in the North long since my nest is made.

O tell her, brief is life but love is long,

And brief the sun of summer in the North,

And brief the moon of beauty in the South.

O Swallow, flying from the golden woods,

Fly to her, and pipe and woo her, and make her mine,

And tell her, tell her, that I follow thee.

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Vintage Brass Swallow bird Wall Hanging. Very detailed. Made in England. The bird has a registration number. In Good condition with patina. The hanger and hardware in the back in working condition.

The sparrow bird measures 5.5 inches in length x 4 inches wide.

Shows some signs of ageing to the surface.

Delightful vintage collectible decor.

Royal Doulton Infinity

Exquisite Royal Doulton Infinity 31 Piece Complete Dinner Service. Pattern number H. 5111. Made in England. Produced in 1986. Backstamp.

Beautiful Art Deco geometric design with platinum rims on a white background graced with simple lines on the finest of fine bone china made in England.

The dinner service includes;

6 Dinner Plates – 10 3/4”

8 Side Plates – 6 1/2″

6 Bowls – 8″

1 Cake Plate – 10 1/4″

1 Milk Jug – 1/2 pt

1 Sugar Bowl – 4 1/2″

4 Tea Saucers – 6 1/8″

4 Tea cups – 3 3/8 x 3″

The dinner service is excellent condition. No cracks, chips or crazing.

Duck Egg Blue

This soft greenish blue stems from the first discovery of a good blue pigment in the 18th Century, which was then lightened with white.

It can be described as a Rococo blue, as nothing says French and Swedish interiors quite like this colour.

Two Royal Worcester fine bone china gilded tea Cup Trio’s. The set includes 2 Cups and 2 saucers and 2 Cake plates by Royal Worcester in the beautiful Woodland pattern.

The cups measure 10 cm in diameter and 6 cm tall, Saucers 13 cm and Cake plates 15 cm in diameter.

The set is in good condition; no chips, no cracks no scratches.

Hathaway Rose

A rose with beautiful full double blooms,

With very attractive and frilly petals.

The blooms are good size;

clear, light and pink

In colour.

A high level of real rose

perfume.

She lives to produce

An open centred shrub,

Of medium size, fine and stem,

A carrying light

And green leaves.

She is elegant and refined

No less; love of variety.

Repeating, budding and flowering.

Victorian Daisy

A Rare find. Antique Foley Wileman Shelley daisy tea set for four With Teapot, Milk Jug, Sugar Bowl, 4 teacups And 4 Saucers.

A Charles Wileman Shelley daisy shape comprising of a Complete tea set; in the Daisy shape made in 1890.

Wileman was later renamed Shelley and called Foley, One of the most respected manufacturers of fine bone china teaware in the late 19th Century.