Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Meakin Staffordshire Fair Winds Brown -
SERVICE FOR 8: dinner, salad, bread & cereal bowl
plus vegetable bowl & platter - 53 pieces (list for $385)
The results exceeded even our expectations. From the original copper etchings, created exclusively for this collection . . . to the absolutely authentic Wild Rose border . . . (created circa 1784) . . . is dinnerware that recreates an age and an art thought long gone.
It took the potters of Staffordshire to create FAIR WINDS PATTERN. It took a tradition of craftsmanship, passed from generation to generation, to duplicate each step on the original process. And it took Grand Union to bring you in all its glory and loveliness . . . to use, to treasure, to pass on to future generations . . .
Take home a piece of American History exclusively at Grand Union . . . Names and places that recreate and bring alive a history and a heritage two centuries old. Now, through special arrangement, Grand Union brings you an opportunity that may never be repeated. A chance to own, enjoy and treasure a complete set of matchless English dinnerware . . . depicting in fourteen original engravings the scenes, the events, the people that gave birth to these United States.
Every piece is unique . . . a true collector's item . . . worthy of the finest museums, private collections . . . and your dinner table.The FAIR WINDS pattern was manufactured 1975-1981 for the Grand Union Supermarkets, as a promotion celebrating the nation's bicentennial .