Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Poppy Melmac Pattern by Alexander Barna


Etsy shop Odd Geology indicates these dishes are a poppy pattern by Alexander Barna.  What's more is they are onsale for only $9.94 presently, a wonderful piece of mod design for a great price.  That's less than $3.50 per place.

Barna was the main designer for Apollo Ware line of Melmac, you can read more about his patterns here on my Alexander Barna Melmac Page.

Poppies were a huge and much used flower on old dishes. The oranges and browns take me back to a time when our kitchen growing up was brown, orange and olive green. Ouch.

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