willow pattern


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willow pattern

a. a pattern incorporating a willow tree, river, bridge, and figures, typically in blue on a white ground, used on pottery and porcelain
b. (as modifier): a willow-pattern plate
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Lady Busshe, Sir Willoughby, and the narrator all have shown they know what "the Willow Pattern" actually is.
I bought a willow pattern plate, as well as some other examples of blue and white china, in a local antique store to show the children.
Iain's Widow Twankey, "the Susan Boyle of boiling", has a wardrobe full of fabulous Chinese-themed out-fits ranging from a beautiful tiered Chinese lampshade to a Willow Pattern cupand-saucer in exquisite oriental fabrics - teamed up with Doc Martens of every colour to match.
So has Paul Scott, the ceramicist from Cumbria whose delicate willow pattern scenes are as likely to feature a pylon or a power station as a quaint little bridge beneath a tree.
If the boats are out in the evening, the scene is reminiscent of the famous 'willow pattern.' I am proud to say that the reservoir gives its name to my council ward, consisting of the scattered settlements of Lingdale, Stanghow, Moorsholm, Kilton Thorpe and Gerrick.
MOLD: Clwyd Theatr Cymru (0845 330 3565), The Story Of The Willow Pattern Plate: Treasure Trove Puppet Company.
Fellow Surface Collective member Laura Ferguson press-moulded the surface of a tunnel wall to create her work - a series of ceramic pieces decorated with willow pattern and quotations from Williamson's own lips.
Jasmines conjure up images of willow pattern plates, scented teas and highly scented flowers and, given a warm, sheltered corner in full sunshine, you might try the vigorous jasminum officinale with its very fragrant white flowers.
The Willow Pattern design is the setting for a lively, dramatic, even powerful story which is not generally known outside of English-speaking countries.
com as it featured a chinoiserie landscape that reminded us of willow pattern porcelain.
Top Tip - the Willow pattern (think of yer Grannies china) is going to be MASSIVE interior design news.
"There used to be beautiful mahogany and ceramic bathroom furniture in a blue and white willow pattern. But all the furniture, apart from two sets, were taken out about 70 years ago and replaced with modern designs.