Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Mr. Modtomic Likes Pretty Things Too. Hazel Atlas Orchard Snack Trays with a Manhattan Platter. Status: Often Confused for One Another.
I found this Serving Platter a while back at a Thrift Store with only a slight inkling of what it was.
I was sure I'd seen the "pattern" before but couldn't ID it off hand. Later I found it is
from the Anchor Hocking "Manhattan" line. I totally dig this line as it has an air of
very early modern style to it. Even maybe Art Deco.
I found these Snack / Sandwich plates just a few weeks ago and was SURE they
went with the Manhattan line. NOPE. While searching around I finally found the ID
of these on the interweb. Turns out they are by Hazel Atlas and are the Orchard
line. Huh, whatever! They look great together! Originally I only had two of the
plates. Then I found another one. Then just a few days ago I found three more!
So I had six! While poking around at the thrift stores last Thursday after work I
found three of the matching cups! I would have never thought these cups matched
the plates had I not done the ID search. Just need three more cups now, lest I go