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Showing posts from May 24, 2015

Edward Challinor Turquoise and Red Transferware Tablescape

I was recently asked to sell a set of antique transferware for a customer and am in the process of listing it all to my shop now.  When the dishes first arrived I was planning out a Mothers Day dinner for our Moms and thought it would be fun to pull out the red shades in them.  I paired them with my Masons Vista dinner plates, some vintage red glassware and flowers.  The set is by Edward Challinor and dates to the mid 1800's.  It is a gorgeous color of turquoise with vividly painted flowers. The smaller salad plates were layered over the red dinner plates and cream colored chargers.  The vintage tablecloth has the same turquoise shade as do the dishes.  I have had this for years and never used it!  I found the cranberry and gold glasses for next to nothing at an estate sale a year or two ago and the goblets came from Tuesday Morning.    It's very difficult to find an antique set like this with so many pieces intact and still with