Willow pattern dating

I was attracted to its deep blue color and attractive pattern.While many pieces of Blue Willow were out of my price range, others were far more affordable.At a local auction, I picked up two 19th century soup bowls in the Asiatic Pheasants pattern.

Some of these include red, pink, purple, cranberry, brown, black, green, yellow, gray and various shades and combinations of these colors.While highly collectible today, transferware was originally a cheap alternative to expensive imported pieces from China.It first appeared in the late 18th century, but became extremely popular in the 1820s and 1830s.Transfer prints are found on china, ironstone, and porcelain.There are tens of thousands of transferware patterns, but one of the most recognizable and most common is Blue Willow.

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