Wednesday, August 11, 2010

VTT: Children's tea sets

I am joining Coloradolady this week for Vintage Thingy Thursday, and My Cottage Charm for Treasures and Trinkets Thursday.  See what other people are sharing - click on the icons above.
As Coloradolady suggests, when you have three of something, you have a collection...

Today: Children's and doll tea sets.  This incomplete set is from a Goodwill in Massachusetts.  It's the right size for a little girl to have a party with her dolls, or with friends.  Each piece is marked "Made in Japan".  I have seen this pattern before - just not at the right price.

The next two sets are sized for the dolls themselves - very small scale.

Again, incomplete sets, but I'm building my collection!!!  These two sets are newer, and probably just barely count as vintage.

In a previous post I wrote about a sugar and creamer set that I found, so, I now have 4 things in this collection!



April said...

i don't know which is my favorite! green and blue are my favorite colors, and nearly any OLD Japanese-marked dishes are almost totally irresistible!
i think i would have to choose the "bigger" set, though.
very pretty!
happy VTT!

Olive Cooper said...

Love the bigger set... great colors. olive♥

Debbie said...

I love the larger set. I have seen a similiar set for adults.

LV said...

I have seen them around in antique malls. I am sure you will find plenty to add to your collection.

Postcardy said...

I love little teasets, but I don't have any place to display them.

Anonymous said...

Ooo, I love these. Each set is darling. What fun it would be to sit down and have a tea party with a special young someone in your life! I remember doing that with my youngest niece - who's now about to turn 19! Thanks for sharing~

Michelle said...

Aren't these just adorable? So delicate.

daylily (Queenmothermamaw) said...

Oh what fun memories these bring back. Tea sets with my grands. They keep them here so we could have tea parties. They are all grown up now and I miss them so. I plan to give them to them for their children. We did not have those when I was a little girl. WWII took a lot of fun things away that were the childrens.
Your blog is beautiful. Thanks for stopping by.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What very lovely tea sets. I think they are all adorable.


Coloradolady said...

These are so sweet!!! And I guess I have to say....maybe a collection!! The last two are so sweet and tiny looking! Have a great VTT! And thanks for sharing with us today!

Vonlipi said...

How cute are those? Very very cute!

I love the first pattern, it seems to be from the 40's but that is just a guess.

Lovely things and good luck with your collection!

Miri said...

Adorable tea sets! I just love how the little doll sets come with their own matching trays! Lovely!

My Cottage Charm said...

love your tea sets, I have some doll sized tea sets of my own! :)
I especially like the little green the coloring!
Thanks for linking up to Treasures and Trinkets!
Have a great day!

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

You have a beautiful collection. I have only one set of childrens dishes and it is the blue willow pattern. I love childrens tea sets. ~~Sherry~~

Apron Senorita said...

Adorable sets!

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Those are so charming, what a great collection you have!

Happy VTT,

Sarah said...

Those are so sweet! My 4-year-old is getting a "china" tea set for her birthday next week.

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JANIE said...

Well, It's the perfect teaset for children. There are a lots of great collection of teasets, nice combination. I also need it, really wonderful.

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