Wednesday, August 23, 2006

antique children's china sets: unexpectedly perfect for modern living

One doesn't often expect antique china to be funny. But children's transferware sets can be really quite amusing, off-setting the primness of the look (which even in its adult versions, I do love, from the familiar sight of Blue Willow to Spode pieces, to anonymous brown transferware, an especial favorite).

I can't get enough of the details on these French children's plates, oh so wry and sweet.

here they are in full:

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