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iconnumber posted 04-05-2011 11:11 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for ahwt     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

We had a rainstorm yesterday and it was the perfect time to cut a couple of tree peony flowers. The small silver pitcher is by Jaccard of St. Louis.

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I like it.

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iconnumber posted 04-05-2011 07:58 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for wev     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
As do I, but the lack of coasters under the terracotta makes me cringe-- the salts that can leach out with normal room humidity can do serious damage to the table top.

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iconnumber posted 04-05-2011 11:13 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ahwt     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks for the tip WEV. I think that the artist that makes the porcelain flowers fires the pots in the same manner so that they are not like a regular clay pot. Nevertheless they are rough on the bottom so I put sticky felt pats on the bottom so that the wood would not be scratched.

To be sure I will put them on coasters until I see the artist again.

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iconnumber posted 04-11-2011 06:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for June Martin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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iconnumber posted 04-11-2011 07:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for chase33     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Are all of the flowers (other than the peonies) porcelain? Who made them? They are beautiful!

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