This hand painted toast rack in a typical Art Deco shape from the 1930 even works with my 60s Melamine egg cups thanks to its cheerful colour scheme. Not to everyone’s taste but I love it. Continue reading
I felt the need to add a companion to the original tea pot, so here is another little fellow in the beautiful Orange Tree design.
Deal: £13 on eBay after a couple of failed attempts to secure a bargain. This is serious collectors territory so I’ll stay clear in the future for budget’s sake.
Little did I know about the ‘Orange Tree’ design as we picked this tea pot from a cardboard box on Golbourne Road, North London. Some chip on the rim, but a bargain for £1. Only much later did I find out this pattern is a highly sought after Art Deco collectable. Continue reading