...well not really, but you see my love of baskets
carries over to my love of vintage pottery so
I am drawn to pieces that have a
The pattern is a little hard to see on this piece
as it's a small egg cup but I love
the handpainted flowers.
This is another 'made in japan' piece,
you can see the basketweave a little better
in this photo.
...anothet 'MIJ' piece and
I think it's not only the muted colors
and handpainted accents I'm drawn to
but also the textural element.
Here my love of green pottery overlaps
the love of basketweave.
The textural elements are also carried
over to this beehive pattern...
Are you starting to see how one thing leads
to another ???
These were too cute to pass up and since
one of my favorite books is 'The Secret Life of Bees'
well I had to bring them home!
(if you've never seen these before, they are vintage
stackable measuring cups)
I started out sharing basketweave patterns
and somehow ended up with beehives...
this is precisely how I end up spending hours scouring
antique and vintage shops whenever I can.
One last basketweave piece,which also
happens to be green is this McCoy
planter, I have a few in several
I'll stop here for today because you just know
this is leading somewhere else...