About Kimbesa

I love dishes, and I continue to haunt thrift stores, estate sales, and other places where vintage china, dinnerware and glassware are to be found.

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Vintage Pfaltzgraff Piggin Shape | Wall Pocket

Yorktowne china piggin Pfaltzgraff

Pfaltzgraff is one my favorite dinnerware brands. And, finding unusual dinnerware and tableware pieces is part of the fun of scouting for dishes.

It took me a while to identify this unmarked piece. I could tell by the glaze that it was probably a piece of Yorktowne by Pfaltzgraff. But what?

Solving the mystery is also part of the challenge.

Then I stumbled upon the shape while looking through a listing in Pfaltzgraff’s Gourmet Brown pattern. And that led to another question: What is a piggin?

One good search leads to another. A piggin is a small bucket, with one . . . → Read More: Vintage Pfaltzgraff Piggin Shape | Wall Pocket

Use Pfaltzgraff Dinnerware for Traditional Table Setting Ideas

Pfaltzgraff Tea Rose canister

Think of New England, Early American or traditional design, and your mind can easily conjure an image of a comfortable home with rooms filled with folk art and rustic antiques from more than 200 years ago.

This look is not for everyone, but for those who own homes that fit this style, setting a traditional table with the right china and stoneware can add a special touch to your family get-togethers and events.

Pfaltzgraff has been called “America’s potter” because the company has a long history. Five generations of family ownership over more than 150 years saw the company . . . → Read More: Use Pfaltzgraff Dinnerware for Traditional Table Setting Ideas

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