Psssst...if you are looking for Met Monday, please click on the second Santamaker on Between Naps on the Porch links. list. I'm not sure why the first one brings you to this posting.... although.... it's not a bad one to look at if you have a sec.....
Blue Spode: Rome
This pattern was introduced in 1811. The main scene of the River Tiber shows the Basilica of St. Peter in the distance with the bridge and castle of of Saint Angelo.
Blue Spode: Greek
This pattern was introduced in 1811. The Greek pattern was Spode's most important design inspired by classical culture.
Blue Spode: Warwick Vase
This pattern dates from 1834. It shows a 2nd Century Roman marble vase found in the ruins of Tivoli, near Rome in 1771. It was displayed in the garden of Warwick Castle.
Blue Spode: Aesop's Fables
Introduced in 1830, it was taken from illustrations in the 1793 edition of the Reverend Samual Croxall's Fables of Aesop. "The Lion in Love".
I've been so lazy about blogging lately, just thought I would recycle this tablescape since it reminded me of Independence Day and I wanted to wish you all the Happiest 4th Ever!
Progress is Messy!
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