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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Here is all of my 'brownware' collection, as I call it. I know, it's small, but brown and green 19th Century (1800s) transferware isn't as common as the blue and 'mulberry' transferware (but it's not exactly uncommon, either, mind you).

    The pieces range from c. 1840s to 1891 (none of them have country of origin marked, and only one is actually marked, which is the saucer, that dates to 1873-1891). It features two moths and a few plants-- interesting theme.

    Now, when I find a blue cup, I can do a 'blueware' post of the same set-up.

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    1. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Oh, if I recall correctly, all of it was found by me in thrift stores.
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Its very pretty-love the scenes on the pieces
    3. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Thank you, Mrstyndall. I'm not sure why, but I'm really drawn to the moths. Maybe because it's purely nature and not the 'oriental' theme present on the other two pieces and 70% of all transferware pieces one sees from the mid 1800s. LOL.
    4. PoliticalPinbacks PoliticalPinbacks, 3 years ago
      I like nature scenes better myself, I have a full set of 8 greenware? lol they have cabins, pines, lakes and such but they are not at all old.
    5. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      I have a set of 4 1880s-1890s green transferware plates I sometimes used. I also have a set of smaller blue plates that I mix in with them. They go well together, but they're not as scenic as your set.
      Green transferware is something I very rarely see. I have one plate in green transfer with the theme of daffodils. Shame they didn't do it in yellow!
    6. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 3 years ago
      I have a child's feeding dish with Robinson Caruso on it, brownwear--My daughter has it in her curio cabinet. I'll see if she can send me a photo of it. I really love it! It is a real antique, somewhat crazed--but I don't care. Thanks for sharing your neat findings!!
    7. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Today I picked up an antique pitcher I've liked for months. I'd have picked it up sooner had it not been so incredibly crazed from heavy, heated use.

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