Majolica Madness!

I am a complete nut over Majolica, you either love it or hate it.  I happen to love it and have been collecting it for many years.  My favorites are Griffen, Smith & Hill, but believe me when I out antiquing if I find a piece in nearly perfect condition at a reasonable price I grab it!!!  I am drawn to the  pinks, greens,  yellows mixed with browns.  I’ve collected so many pieces over the years that I had to finally rent a case at The Summerland Antique Collective in Montecito, California.  So if you are ever in the area check it out.

I was in Majolica heaven in Paris and I just came back from an antique show in Atlanta and they also had a ton.  Majolica is big in the South.

IMG_0187

IMG_0190 

Check out these pieces I found in Paris…

The large plate with the crabs is a collectors piece and they were asking 6,000 Euros for it.  Way out of my price range!

IMG_0192 IMG_0188

I love this fabulous lobster platter…

O at Home Fall 2004 

IMG_0327

IMG_0328

 

 

 

Here’s a glimpse of my personal collection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  This is my case at the Summerland Antique Collective.  Come visit!

IMG_6194

IMG_6195

 

Love these colors!

Decorating Sept-Oct 2004

Let me know your feedback/experience, are there any fellow collectors?  I just may select a piece from my personal collection for my next giveaway!!   Can’t wait to hear from you!

signature

3 responses to “Majolica Madness!

  1. I have never heard the term Majolicas before, but definitely love the look. Thanks for teaching me what to call them!!! You have a beautiful collection.

Comments are closed.