Thursday, May 31, 2012

Sellers Cups

These cups and saucers were produced for the M. Sellers Company a distributing firm, which also issued wholesale catalogs. As far as I know these have been found in Light green, red, mauve blue, Harlequin yellow and Fiesta yellow. Six full sets are pictured in Huxford's 9th page 102. Sam S had an article in The Dish is August 2000.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Happy Memorial Day

A Winning Combination
Rolf Armstrong - 1945

Happy Memorial Day
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'Oranges 'n Lemons'

'Oranges 'n Lemons'

Friday, May 25, 2012

'Marmalade Skies' and a Sapphire Vase

'Marmalade Skies' and a Sapphire Vase
Floribunda / Cluster Flowered. Orange blend. None to mild fragrance. Medium, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. USDA zone 6b and warmer. Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm). Alain Meilland (1999).

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Is It Black or Blue?

Another Fiesta lover challenged me to do a tablescape with Cobalt and Shamrock as the primary colors.  So here it is and it does highlight the difficulty of showcasing Cobalt .... it's just so darn DARK NAVY, that it is difficult to photograph.


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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Daisy Chain Pie Plate, Virginia Rose & Medley of Fruits

Special OvenServe pieces and Medley of Fruits Decoration

Daisy Chain Pie Plate and Covered Casserole

These are the only two shapes made with the Daisy Chain embossing. The pie plate is embossed under the rim. 
 see An Overview of Homer Laughlin Dinnerware by Mark Gonzalez
Designed in May-June1935, produced until the early 1940s, general HLC OvenServe backstamp.

9 1/2” pie plate with Medley of Fruits decoration.

Medley of Fruits decoration can also be seen on this Virgnia Rose fruit bowl.

Monday, May 21, 2012


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