Made In Japan Cream Pitchers …Floral Friday

Sugar and creamer sets are borderline utilitarian and knick-knack.  Aside from traditional tea drinking, our contemporary coffee drinking styles have left them pretty much behind. However, many of them are too nice to put away in a cupboard.

I gathered three different styles of creamers that were made in Japan. These vintage pieces provide a great starting place for simple, cheery arrangements.


I love Shasta daisies, and I just had to have them now.  An elongated Lefton creamer with a forest-mushroom motif suited the bill for a happy display of the blooms. This array is suitable year-around.


The light blue and white pitcher is a modern take on cranes.  The size is perfect for an African violet planting.


An elaborate Lustreware pitcher is decorated with traditional Japanese depictions of people at leisure. I added a sprig of bamboo and tiny flowers.


J 7-1-01The Blue Jay of Happiness notes that small cream pitchers are available in many unique styles. Attractive vintage examples can be purchased for next to nothing at thrift stores.

About swabby429

An eclectic guy who likes to observe the world around him and comment about those observations.
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