Thursday, February 12, 2015

New Butter Plate

I'm so excited to share my new butter plate!  I have been wanting one of these for a long time and this past Christmas my Mom bought me one!!

As most of you probably know, the original ones are from the late 1800s in England and were used by shopkeepers to display butter, cheese, etc...
butter ironstone slab
The one I have is by Parnall & Sons.  It is not original but it is made from their original design and original molds.  I placed my antique cheese dome on top.  It's quite cute; it has cats walking around the edge with an owl biting a cat's tail on the other side.

Joanne Hudson also makes repro dairy slabs.  The real antique ones cost $$$$.  The report ones cost $$.

I have my orchid sitting on top of it right now...

Are you in love with the ironstone dairy slabs as well?  I am looking for a large Fromages rectangular one....

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4 comments:

  1. Yes, I really like dairy slabs, but your cheese dome is absolutely wonderful! I've never seen anything like it, and would love to come across something like that.

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    1. I haven't seen anything else like it either... That's why I got it, even though there's a crack on the side

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  2. This is fabulous! I love all forms of butter and cheese dishes. I don't own any, mind you, because they are a bit pricey. Honestly, I didn't know there were new versions available.

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