Timeless toile transferware motifs in a lovely shade of lavender on white: a girl at a well, daffodil, chinoisere, exotic flower and a woman with her baby in the woods. Very charming green toile transferware motifs grace these OLD plates with intricate filagreed scrolled edge design highlight with green handpainted feathering. All plates shown made in England.
You don't have to be from Holland to love tulips. At DecorativeDishes.net you can find a variety of dishes featuring the beautiful tulip. In the first collage above: a hand painted Italian plate, a green textured handled tray with tulip accents, a blue tulip lug bowl with handles, a vintage 1930s U.S.A. plate with tulip decal and raised fruit edge, a floral spray including tulips on a square plate with rope edge, and finally a cute little footed tulip coffee cup. In the second collage is a selection of classic pink toile transferware plates with lovely romantic motifs. Pink toile with roses, horsemen, little girls, children, exotic locations and ancient ruins.
Fantastic historic American home styles are shown in the detail of a series of brown toile transferware plates and dishes: Southern Plantation, Spanish Hacienda, New Orleans French Provincial, Stately Georgian Home, and rustic Pennsylvania fieldstone. Delightful domestic scenes with the residents, dogs, horses, and carriages add to the charm. Let your imagination soar with bright hot air balloon motif decorative plates featuring flags and blue birds.
Rosanna does it again with a unique take on the classic rose design. Here are white-white plates with rose silhouettes in royal blue and a soft blue. Then dream of a trip to Paris with these fun colorful plates all featuring the immediately identifiable Eiffel Tower including several vintage Paris postcards on a plate.
Here are two groupings of decorative plates featuring stylish ladies. The first is a collection of fashionable ladies and the sights of Paris. The second collection are ladies gowned in the Art Noveau style on porcelain plates with pretty raised leaf edges.
The rustic hand painted quality of Italian made dishes is so charming. I love the colors and detailing. Here are some plates, cups and saucers, a lidded bowl and a small pitcher in a darling village motif with dots. Next get your shabby chic on with tiny plates made for butter pats. Sweet pinks roses, purple tulips, and little blue posies adorn these tiny plates.
Find the plates and dishes you need by color! Here are some purple plates in purple toile transferware, purple and white polka dots, a black and white bird motif on a a purple plate, and and a bold antique purple plum plate. Bold black and white plates are alway chic. This collage features a French perfume lady, a black and white damask square plate, a classic European pattern black and white plate, a harvest black and white toile plate, and a black and white Victorian bow plate. There are also some Victorian ladies reading on a chocolate pot. Fun!
Still popular for it's elegant classic look shabby cottlage dishes make you feel good. Here is a selection with wonderful pink predominating on a vintage bird bowl, a handpainted rose plate, a swirl edge porcelain daisy plate and a gold edge decal plate. Another fun motif is tropical or Hawaiiana. Take your decor on vacation! Tropical flowers, a tiki inspired square plate and a vintage Camellia plate are shown in this collage.
Rosanna is a premier dish and tableware designer. Here are wonderful vintage pieces from her retired collections as well as other designers' creations. Designer plates have that extra special something that makes a great decorator piece. Here are a simple contemporary flower, a summer fruit basket, a dramatic philodendron leaf, mod flower power, an exotic mehndi style, and a French ballerina on decorative plates. Besides retired designer dishes you can also find many other decorative vintage plates such as a Florida tourist plate, a 1930s Made in U.S.A. decal plate, an old toile art deco square plate, a Flamenco dancer plate and vintage "look" cirque tray (also designed by Rosanna).
Have a modern taste with contemporary flair? Exotic motifs looks great for an urban chic look. Here is an orange Ikat plate, some contemporary plates with medallions and Moroccan influences, and a really nice glass plate with deep purples and greens. To top it off a whimsical owl plate with a seventies vibe. Moving on to France here are some warm colored plates to fit in with a Country French decor. Pear and fruit basket plates, a classic rooster plate, and a fun Provencal small plate all fit the theme nicely.
Dishes that are over 100 years old are considered antiques and are oh so intriguing. Who used them? The stories they could tell! Here is a selection antique decorator plates and dishes: an Imari cup and saucer, a gorgeous green girl with ferns on a porcelain pierced plate, a gay nineties maiden on a large brown charger, cool black transferware ladies on an old chocolate pot, and a classic Bavarian roses pattern on a handled plate. Switching over to Asian influences here is a collection of chinoiserie or Asian inspired decorator plates: a MIJ lustre tray, a blue transferware bird plate, a textured edge rose plate, a fine red daisy vase, and a fun cheongsam clad girl on a Shanghai plate.
Classic blue decorator plates and dishes from oval platters to a tiny doll teas set. Be they square or round, old or new elegant blue is always in fashion. In a different shade aqua plates and dishes are also gorgeous. Here is an exotic patterned square plate, a long tapas tray, a dotted solid plate and a pretty paisley with gold plate.
Above find collages featuring Rafael cupids on a square plate, a Deruta tray and 2 styles of hand painted vintage Italian plates. Next to that find a variety of textured dishes from a fun blue bird tray, faux basket weave plates, plum and pear motif plates and a fire engine red textured edge plate.
Decorate with Paris Apt inspired plates. An Art Noveau lady with sash on a textured edge plate, a sweet girl on a small glass tray, sumptuous black exotic motif on a sky blue plate, Napolean on black transferware plate, black and white Paris skyline plate, and an Audrey Hepburn inspired line drawing plate--retired Rosanna design. If you need some brown for your decor here is a sampling of decorator plate styles: brown transferware plate, platter, and pitcher, contemporary urban patterns on square plates, brown wallpaper damask style plate, brown tulip bouquet plate, and an exotic asiatic pheasant pattern.