Enoch Wedgewood Countryside was produced for a few years during the mid 1960's. The dishes I used for this table once belonged to J's mother. We believe she acquired many of the pieces at garage sales. We've added to the collection over the years, since we've owned the set. We considered selling the dishes in 2007, but in the end, packed them up and stored them in the basement.
We've heard, from various sources, these dishes were given away with grocery receipts. Do you have any information about Countryside? If so, I'd love to learn more about this pattern.
Our collection of Countryside includes several serving pieces, including, a coffee server, gravy boat and plate, a covered serving bowl and open serving bowl. I used sauce bowls instead of saucers for this table. There are dinner plates, bread and butter plates, salad plates, cups and saucers, and sauce bowls.
I used Oneida stainless flatware in the Louisiana pattern and several of our pieces of cobalt blue; some old and others new. The goblets are new, from Target.
The faux chocolate cake is from Evergreen Mfg., Osage Beach, MO. The fresh flowers are from Kroger, a great source for affordable fresh flowers.
I found this sugar scuttle at a thrift store, that benefits a local Sheltered Workshop. It's missing it's scoop; the price $4. I used a child sized teaspoon, in the Louisiana pattern, today. I'll be looking for a scoop for the scuttle. It's always fun to treasure hunt, especially with something in mind.
I purchased the white with navy stripe napkins at Pier One, after Christmas, for .79 each.
This tiny cobalt lidded condiment server once belonged to friends of ours.
I've added a button at the top of my sidebar, for Notable Quotes. The first quote is a comment, left by Joni at Cote de Texas, on the previous post.
We've decided to keep the table as is and here at home. We'll be shopping for a more cottage style table, for the condo.
From time to time, I'll randomly select comments to be featured as a "notable quote".
I've looked for ice skates to hang on our old metal sled, on the back porch, for over a year. Tuesday, I found these at Budget Boutique, a resale shop that benefits Earthwise Industries, a local Sheltered Workshop. Earthwise does recycling.