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Post  Cat-a-lat Wed 30 May - 15:44

Found this plate the other day, can't see it in the gallery anywhere

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and the backstamp
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Post  Ev Wed 30 May - 21:30

That is lovely isn't it ...
I saw an auction one time that said that this pattern was made for the Red Thistle Restaurant and they even had a menu to show that it was a real place....
it's funny though as I always see pink thistles Wink
It is hard wearing vitrified ware so would be great for a restaurant.
I have seen quite a few pieces over the years listed on TM, usually named Red Thistle, which makes me wonder if other places used it as well.
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Post  Cat-a-lat Wed 30 May - 21:36

It is quite a strong pink - I guess it's 'red' thistle in the way that 'red' clover is red lol But pretty anyway :-)
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Post  Ev Mon 17 Sep - 16:34

I've seen this in the Database hundreds of times! What a Face
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Post  Cat-a-lat Mon 17 Sep - 17:33

Yay! Nice to have confirmation :-)
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Post  Ev Thu 29 Jul - 10:13

A Crown Lynn photo Te Toi Uku loaded onto ehive shows Red Thistle has Olive Green uprights, not black as are usually listed on Trade Me.
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