An Italian Rooster


Hi everyone!

I told you about getting some wonderful free treasures from my nephews friend’s parents. Well, here is another one. I love to find odd and unusual dishes/serving pieces. And this one fits the bill!

8-11 bargains 036Isn’t that a fun rooster tureen? I love the white and faded redish pink colors and it came with the matching underplate.

8-11 bargains 037This fun serving piece was made in Italy. And it is in perfect condition!

8-11 bargains 038And, of course, I have already used it! It is such a great size. I was just setting the table for dinner and it dawned on me that I hadn’t shared this fun piece.

Another little pretty freebie from the same place is this little creamer.

8-11 bargains 039I used it to hold the gravy for the mashed potatoes.

8-11 bargains 040Lovely redish pink roses and other flowers in the design. 

8-11 bargains 041It is a Spode piece! 

Do you find pretty lone creamers while out thrifting? You don’t have to have the sugar bowl that matches. This beautiful little creamers make a perfect little pitchers for gravies, sauces and even little condiment holders. That is how I use all the lone pretty creamers I find. It is not unusual to see a couple of them on our everyday dinner table filled with pickles, sour cream or olives.

Thanks again Zack for hooking me up with all my fun free treasures!  

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15 comments :

  1. What a great free beeie! I am always buying creamers, love collecting them and using them for little flower arrangements.

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  2. As soon as I saw this I started hungering for Shepherds Pie or a chunky cheesy potato soup. Great piece and wow- can not beat the price!

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  3. I soooo love that Italian Rooster tureen! Both pieces are great, wow, and freebies at that!

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  4. Absolutely precious ~ love that roo!

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  5. What a beautiful pc and the price just can not be beat.LOL
    Thanks for sharing

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  6. I'm having serious potato envy. Some how my peanut butter and jelly sandwich doesn't quite stack up. What a fun piece.

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  7. Wonderful and Fun pieces..congrats.. on the new babies!
    ~~Peace & Love~~
    blessings

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  8. What a fun tureen! Love the colors and that little creamer is one of my fav's!

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  9. How unusual is that rooster tureen? I like it.

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  10. Diane , I love the Italian Rooster dish! It is so pretty!
    I have to tell you I have so many lone creamers. They come in handy for the holidays for all the sauces and stuff!

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  11. Sweet little creamers are so hard to pass up. I have quite a few in my collection. Your Spode creamer is so pretty!

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  12. Free is best--especially when filled with good food for your guests!


    GIFTS

    I’ve nothing to give but my heart and head;
    No colors have I but yellow and red.

    Please take what I give as tokens of peace:
    And with these small gifts may your joy increase!


    © 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

    Sky Splashed with Red

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  13. Those are just lovely pieces. I have to say the rooster tureen would be my favorite, as I have a new affinity for roos, but the little cream pitcher is so sweet.
    :) CAS

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  14. You are very fortunate to receive such pretty things free. I have never seen anything like the rosster dish.

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  15. I love love love love that chicken tureen....great treasure for you! !

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