Monthly Archives: August 2016

Nippon Creamer and Sugar Bowl

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I’m not a huge fan of pastels.  Sorry, but I’m not.  So when I was going through the things I inherited from my grandmother-in-law I wasn’t particularly interested in the little creamer and sugar bowl. These two were all pink flowers and light blues and yellows.  Yea.  Anyway, I set them on a shelf with […]

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Butter Pats

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Butter Pats! These are what really got me started with this blog.  I had no idea what they were.  There were some other small plates in the collection, but they matched patterns.  I thought they were just smaller versions of the other plates, maybe even doll plates.  But these ironstone ones, I was lost!  I […]

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In August of 2016, my husband brought home from his grandma’s house in Ohio a large collection of glassware and other assorted dishes. Now, I only met his grandma a couple of times and unfortunately Alzheimer had already begun to take its toll. (Little bit of foreshadowing, she told the nurses I was his wife […]

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