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Copeland Spode Seasons June Tablescape

I set the table with antique  Copeland Spode Seasons tonight. I have a set of green rimmed bowls representing the month of June (scroll right for closeups) int his pattern. I love the cheery hand painted colors on these green Transferware pieces. And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune, And over it softly her warm ear lays; Whether we look, or whether we listen, We hear life murmur, or see it glisten … ―James Russell Lowell The Seasons  pattern was introduced in 1837 — the year Queen Victoria ascended to the throne. The name derives as much from the border with its four cherubs, representing Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, as from the centers, which are sometimes named with a month or season.  The centers feature places such as the Alps, Florence, Edinburgh (rare), Italian Garden, Windsor Castle and Vintage of Sorrento. In the late 1990s Seasons was reintroduced as part of the Blue Room collection forming part

SAVE UP TO 25% in the Memorial Day SALE

HAPPY Memorial Day Weekend! Save up to 25% this weekend during the Memorial Day Sale at Nancy's Daily Dish Save 10% off any order under $100 with discount code MEM10 Save 15% off orders over $100 with discount code MEM15 Save 20% off orders over $250 with discount code MEM20 Save 25% off orders over $500 with discount code MEM25  

Meet Balfour & Bentsen; Staffordshire Dogs

Hello. Allow us a moment to introduce ourselves. We’re Balfour and Bentsen. We have just arrived at Nancy’s Daily Dish in Tulsa, Oklahoma from the UK, hence our British names. We are twins, as you may have already surmised. We are accustomed to the finer things in life and have been fortunate enough to have lived in some beautiful homes. We’ve lived atop special carved wood brackets to guard our Masters beloved oil painting, we’ve looked over a collection of first edition antique books and, more times than either of us can recall, have been lovingly perched upon a mantel over a warm, glowing fire. We’ve spent many of our hundreds of (dog) years being cherished, admired and cared for. Sure, we have a few signs attesting to our age, but we have so much life and love left to share and even old as we may be, it seems our floral coats, fine golden collars and loving faces still catch passerby’s eye. We are currently looking for a permanent residence and feel, dare I say we know, that we wil