Monday, November 4, 2013

Make it Pretty

My mother in love was a china painter.



She painted china for over 30 years. She would paint white china and fire them in a kiln. Here's a sampling of her art.
And these are some pieces that she has blessed me with through the years .

I love the old fashioned roses on this Lemonade pitcher.
It is a little hard to see, but the spout of the pitcher is tilted for pouring.


My favorite - a Coffee and Tea service....

My mother in love passed away a year and half ago.  Even though her hands were wracked with arthritis, she still enjoyed putting a little paint on china when she could.

Thank you for letting me share these beautiful pieces with you. Enjoy your day :-)


10 comments:

Sylvia said...

Beautiful, she was so talented!

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

I have always admired those who could paint such beautiful works of art. You are very blessed to own her artwork. =)

Two Cottages And Tea said...

What beautiful treasures!

Quinn said...

Such talent! Sorry for your loss. You must have been very loved, to receive so many treasures.

AdelaidesCorner said...

She did beautiful work. They certainly are treasures. What wonderful memories she has left for you!

Rosie M. said...

This is a very special post. Your MIL was an outstanding artist with a special gift. Those of us who love plates can so appreciate the beauty she has left behind. I am very sorry for your loss. Treasure the memories that have been left behind. Rosie @ The Magic Hutch

tablescapesbybev said...

What beautiful treasures! I can see why that tea set is your favorite; it is gorgeous. What special remembrances from your mother.

Kim Hood said...

What a treasure you have there. She was a very talented woman, and I know you appreciate having her pieces. You are blessed. :-)
<3Kim @ Curtain Queen Creates

Marigene said...

Oh, to be so talented...beautiful.

My Cottage Diary said...

I think those are about the most beautiful creations I've ever seen in blogland. What a gift your m-i-l possessed. And how blessed you are to have those pretty china pieces. And so meaningful. Thank you for sharing! That made my morning! Bess