Do you like pink? Most ladies do. If you like pink you’ll like this week’s tablescape – all one pattern and all in pink.
This is Floral Poinsettia pink depression glass from Jeannette. Jeannette made this in a good sized set which is fun to collect. I like the neat shapes and the panel optic on the rims of the plates and the body of the cups, tumblers and sherbets. Optics give the glass a shimmer.
One thing about this pattern, it is hard to photograph! Here is a close up so you can see how pretty this is in person.
This is set for dinner. Back in the depression food was expensive and portions much smaller than today – no super sizing. Plates were smaller too. This dinner plate is 9 inches across; today’s china dinner plate usually is 10 1/2 to 12 inches across. Imagine how smaller portions looked on this 9 inch size compared to your large dinner plates. Do you think depression glass should be part of every sensible diet?
I’ve written about our Floral Poinsettia glassware a couple times recently because we just bought a good set including the place settings and serving pieces from an older lady. It is one of the patterns we specialize in, can you see why? It is pretty, comes in interesting pieces, is reasonably priced and available, although not real common. It has everything going for it except it’s hard to photograph. The color in the picture just above is realistic.
Can you think how you would use a set like this? Would you use it for company? Or save for dessert and lunch with your friends? I like using special pieces that are a little different from our usual table setting for dessert or when we have friends over for dinner. It makes the meal more festive and fun.
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Shopping Information: We have a good selection of Floral Poinsettia pink depression glass in our store Cat Lady Kate’s Elegant and Depression Glass. Shopping with us is like antiquing with your best friend.
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Thank you for visiting. Also thank you Susan of Between Naps on the Porch for hostessing this fun Tablescape event each week.