13.10.13

Black and White Transferware Plates in Our Living Room

While visiting the Aberfoyle outdoor antique market this past summer I stumbled upon a box of vintage black and cream transferware in a cardboard box. When I inquired about the price of the largest platter, the vendor told me I could have the whole box for $20 but that I had to take it all. Broken and chippy pieces too. Some pieces I kept and the chippy and broken pieces I discarded.


Earlier this month I shared how I finally rearranged the gallery wall above the leather sofa in this room. Then last week I shared updated photos of our living room including some recent architectural salvage finds. Today I finished hanging the farm scene black and cream transferware plates to the platters already on the wall.



On the left when I had just the large platters, and on the right with the addition of the dinner plate and pair of side plates.

I really like how the smaller plates add the other farm life scenes to this grouping. It is a rainy and cloudy day today so the plate details are not showing up as well as they could. You can see closer details of the transferware scenes in this post, plus photos of some of the other pieces I saved from that same box. I moved the Kimberley fern into this shady front room. It gets just enough light and is less likely to get bumped into.



I love this little spot with the comfy chair with a white ruffled slipcover. Even though the white denim slip cover I sewed is washable, there is a reason for the cream throw covering it....


when I am in our living room reading or taking photos, my shadow Remington lets us know this is her favourite spot. We celebrate our Canadian Thanksgiving tomorrow and will be hosting some of our family, 20+ people, so today we are doing a bit of prep work. Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian readers and a happy weekend to everyone else.

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14 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving Elizabeth! Love the plates!!

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  2. Your plates look wonderful! And Remington looks so sweet! :)
    Susan

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  3. The transferware is amazing, Elizabeth.I love how you have it displayed.
    Remington is gorgeous!

    Happy Thanksgiving!

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  4. The plates look wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving.

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  5. What a deal on the transferware! Love how you have hung the pieces.
    xx,
    Sherry

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  6. Happy Thanksgiving! Love the black and white plates.

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  7. I love your plates. They really look great...and I love how your fur baby completes the color scheme!;>) xo Diana

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  8. Happy Thanksgiving!! Love the room, especially the blue/white and your doggie! Mary

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  9. Happy Thanksgiving, Elizabeth! I think your black and cream transferware is beautiful and looks so lovely in your room. Your "shadow" is beautiful, too!

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  10. These are gorgeous! I looove the composition and the contrast for the very sweet wall you have displayed them on. Great use of space. Love this post!

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  11. Elizabeth, your Remington looks like our type of pup ! What a sweetie! Your plates are nice, but I really love seeing pets in all the blogs I read. :-)

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  12. Your plates look great there and I love that they are black and white so they blend in better. I can't believe you had 20 for dinner - you go girl! Thanksgiving is such a nice holiday, isn't it.

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  13. Oh the plates are pretty! You are ready so ready for company!

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  14. Oh look at your gorgeous dog making himself comfortable! What an expression!

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