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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Who is Bessie? There are no markings on the back and when I look her up I get a lot of plates with children on them. None like this. I could swear I've seen her before, but where??? It reminds me of I love Lucy.

    I don't know which category to put her in, I wouldn't consider her china, it's almost like stoneware???

    Mystery Solved


    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      I have no frilly idea!
      I love your avatar :)
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thank you is frilly isn't it? And thanks for the love on the avatar...I love her too. She's hard to spot, unlike good ol Betty Boop! But because I do love her, I'll get used to her!
    3. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the love Mr V Always appreciated!!!
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      This might have started life as a blank and been painted by a student or amateur artist. I didn't find a single thing like it.
    5. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 3 years ago
      That's very cool! Worth zooming in to see the details, especially around Bessie's face.
    6. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thanks Bonnie...I didn't find anything either and I know I've seen this before somewhere! haha I probably saw it right where I bought it from but passed on it before!! That's got to be why it looks familiar.
    7. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Bonnie, here's a good one to make you laugh for a minute!!! As I was reading your comment, I read it as if you were saying a name of a company..."Blank and Bean" I am on the floor laughing at myself!!! I probably shouldn't tell on myself so much, ya think? OMG somebody's gonna commit me!
    8. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thank you for the sweet comment BV. I just went and grabbed the plate and of course, Bonnie is absolutely correct. It is a plate that has been painted on...and no, not a Blank and Bean. hahaha OMG can't blame egg nog on this one!!!
    9. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      This may be a longshot, but when I saw this plate it kind of reminded me of a set that my grandmother possibly had when I was younger. It would've been a plate of a woman like this and then a matching plate of a man, maybe Ma and Pa plates. Maybe on this one instead of putting Ma, they put the woman's actual name. Don't know but just a thought.
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thank yo Mrstyndall for the comment and the interesting info...Possible. It somewhat reminds me of a pie plate, a berry pie plate because of the way her dress has that lattice style to it. That's kinda what I see.
    11. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thank you to all the love tappers...I appreciate you all stopping by to meet Ms Bessie!
    12. maryh1956 maryh1956, 3 years ago
      Could be restaurant ware- the name of an old restaurant?
    13. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 3 years ago
      Here's a link to a pinterest site with Felt Plates like "Bessie". I remember one of my sisters made a set of these in Girl Scouts, or 4H.
      There are others like these, and some painted ones too! :^)
    14. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thank you for the comment maryh, great thought! I think that's a good idea for a restaurant to have exclusive wares!
    15. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      bill, thank you...nice finding that. When I first started to read it saying it was Victorian and you mentioned your sister, I thought...just how old is he???!!!! haha

      Well, it figures I only got the one. It was not expensive and I thought she was kind of cute for someone with a red kitchen.
    16. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 3 years ago
      lol had a truck we all called Bessie
    17. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      You dingleberry.....LMAOOOOO!!!!
    18. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Bonnie!!! hahaha It's true!!! LOL!
    19. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Roycroft, did you loose your hood ornament??? ;)
    20. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Thanks for stopping by Phil, Mani, Sean, Kyra and Nicefice!!! Appreciated!

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