Pinkie – a popular figure from the 1940s

fullsizeoutput_1bee.jpeg

A popular figure on 1940s teacups was Pinkie, a lady in a pink dress who wanders through a beautiful garden, her bonnet straps and skirts flowing in the wind. After long years of war and scarcityΒ and a porcelain industry that was not allowed to apply any decorations to their teaware (because the time, skills and money couldn’t be spared in a time of war that needed every citizen to support the war effort), in the late 1940s many teacup makers brought out their own version of the same lady in pink. She keeps visiting my Vintage shop; here is a sweet teacup with a milk jug and sugar bowl, set in fresh pastel green (very 1940s!). You can find the listing here in my Vintage shop.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s