Monday, August 11, 2008

One size fits all

You've probably heard the saying "one size fits all" - it's often applied to clothing that is perhaps so stretchy and elasticated that both the skinniest and largest person could wear it. Well, in the images below you can see how Bishop & Stonier have used the same mould of a cherub to hold up a tazza plate. The top piece is in my own collection and sadly is missing its plate which would have been white with small pastel flower sprigs and perhaps some gilding. The bottom tazza was recently sold on Ebay for a very modest sum ( i missed it! ) and shows the opposite end of the embelishment scale with a lovely cobalt blue pillow bottom and lavish gilding. It is a very Italianate style, perhaps a bit Capodimonte.

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Sometimes, life doesn't turn out the way you expected. And sometimes, it is exactly as it was 'meant' to be. But whilst i'm not a believer in fate or fatalism, I do believe that life is a both a learning experience and an obstacle course to be climbed and clambered over in the most creative way possible! In doing so, you'll get to where you should be even if it's not where you'd imagined.