Saturday, May 1, 2010

The China Syndrome

It started out innocently enough. I ran across a very old pair of bone china cups with saucers by Minton. They were a gorgeous coral branch pattern. They were only big enough to hold 1/2 cup of coffee but I might start drinking espresso, I told myself. Just for these cups. Sold.

That wasn't the end, though. This china took ahold of me.
So, I set out to find more...and over a few years, I did.

Then last night I found these coffee cups. Perfect.


  1. I do like that pattern...funny how some things consume us, isn't it...

  2. I keep hoping that I will find a china pattern I love and collect it over time. Yours is gorgeous!

  3. obsessions....don't you love it!

  4. Jen, Your Minton collection is perfection. Love it!

    Art by Karena

  5. For those of us who love beautiful china...this is glad you were able to pick up a "few" pieces here and there over the years! Love this pattern!

  6. lovely. just saw a bunch of this somewhere in phoenix--maybe my local antique joint. loved it but need to keep my collecting to a minimum--very hard to do!

  7. I've seen this pattern before and always loved it. Thats the fun part of china collecting, coming across pieces here and there....and then getting to enjoy using them afterwards!

  8. You are so lucky to have amassed such a gorgeous collection. I love the hunt!


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