Nice vintage finds in the Netherlands

Arabia

Oh boy am I enjoying my visit here in the Netherlands… one of my habits when being here is visiting all the second hand shops looking for vintage ceramics and else… my harvest so far: a beautiful breakfast set including coffee cups, plates and bowls by Ulla Procopé for ARABIA Finland, the Anemone Rosmarin pattern…

Arabia_annualplates
and more from ARABIA… two beautiful annual plates, 1978 and 1979 … they make me super happy, such a nice little treasure!

Edmondbellefroid Westgermany

Edmondbellefroid

… this lovely wall tile from 1967 by Edmond de Bellefroid for Mosa Maastricht and cute little candle holders from Bavaria Germany. Below a set of these beautiful red vases, yes they are from West Germany. and on the right a vintage handmade measurement.

I still find it amazing what people just give away… but I don’t mind I am more than happy to give them a new home in Malaysia.

Westgermany

**All images by me, Irene from Bloesem.

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  1. Lisette

    The reindeer plate is gorgeous! But all are great finds!! I must go to Holland more often, I see… :)

  2. Minna

    Both looks so familiar to me ; ) If you ever come to Finland, you´ll find more go those.

  3. Kelly

    The same to you!! I like vintage things, and I also love older stores to hunt for vintage things, so fun and sometime I can find something special!!!:D

  4. diana

    Oh love all this Irene. I’m an absolute thrifting addict, but I need to be picky as otherwise my house gets too full (which I don’t like). My latest find is a pair of 40-ies chairs…I want to refresh the upholstery with some vintage Vlisco fabric…I’ll show on my blog one of these days.

    Those small candle holders remind me of my youth as well. I should have one still somewhere. But they are best in a group (If you want I’ll send it over to you whenever I find it…;).

  5. Carole

    I’ ve just bought the plate “Peter and the wolf” for me to add to my collection Arabia I used to eat in when I was a child!


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