Did I actually say “slop” in my title? Yup, I did.
Have you heard of a Slop Basin? It is a bowl or basin into which the dregs from teacups are emptied at the table.
For today’s tea I am using a pink depression glass bowl for my slop basin,
In the mid-18th century, a small bowl or basin was added to the tea table setting. The lady of the house would pour cold tea into it before refilling cups with fresh hot brew. As cups and teapots grew in size, so did the basin, and by the 19th century it was almost twice the as large as the sugar bowl. Today, slop basins are often mistaken for oversized lidless sugar bowls.
Just a pretty floral teacup and saucer today.
Double napkins in pink and green.
A vintage Johnson Bros ironstone square salad plate and a vintage cut crystal stemmed dessert dish.
A pretty white linen pink stitched dresser scarf.
Vintage crystal hummingbird stems from Avon.
Thank you for stopping by today for a spot of tea!