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    Posted 5 years ago

    TallCakes
    (114 items)

    The 'Gipsy' pattern by Adams and Co. appears in catalogs in 1981, The pattern is probably best know by the AKA of 'Baltimore Pear' and some forms of the pattern were reproduced by Jeannette c1954; the reproduction pieces don't have the detail of the original and the fruit appears to be rather flat. Which bring to question: just what is the fruit depicted in the pattern? Artistically, is the leaf a single leaf or a collection of smaller leaves?

    (the close-up images were converted to greyscale for detail)

    Gipsy
    Adams and Company
    c1891
    octagon 9-7/8" OD x 6-1/2" H
    AKA: Baltimore Pear, Twin Pear, Fig, Maryland Pear, Double Pear

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    1. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you nuts... : )
    2. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you agh... : )
      thank you Belltown : )
      thank you valentine : )
    3. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you vitraio : )
      thank you Mike : )
    4. eye4beauty eye4beauty, 5 years ago
      Beautiful
    5. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you race : )
      thank you robin : )
      thank you eye : )
    6. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 5 years ago
      How did I miss this thread? Beeyutiful, beeyutiful.

      Pear, with a collection of leaves. :)
    7. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you Mike : )
      thank you Katherine : ) agreed, looks like that to me too...
    8. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you Elisabethan : )
    9. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you Gruff : )
      thank you Nicefice : )
      thank you aura : )
    10. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
      thank you Gruff : )
    11. TallCakes TallCakes, 4 years ago
      thank you Buckles : )

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