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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Fitz and Floyd Soup Tureen

I have had this fabulous Fitz and Floyd Soup Tureen for several years.  I think it is such a stunning piece.  Now don't ask me why, but it has spent most of it's time on top of the fridge.  It's pretty there, but you really can't see all the detail, so it came down to play.

It has different unbelievable detail with fruit and flowers on both sides.  

 See how pretty this side is too.

When I've used it before, I always used it in the dinig room, but I think it is perfect here in the breakfast room.

 Since I am using one of the plaid pillows in the familyroom, the plaid runner carries the colors over to the table.

I am so happy to see it up close, why didn't I do this sooner?

Do you have things that you think only belong in one place and then find that they look wonderful in other places?  (did you follow all of that?)

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  1. I'm a Fitz & Floyd fan, too. That is a beautiful tureen. Lynda

  2. I am a huge fan of F&F, but I've not seen this tureen before. It is certainly stunning and deserves to be at eye level.

  3. That is the perfect spot for your F&F tureen! Lovely right there on the table!

  4. Beautiful piece Marty, it deserves to be front and center.


  5. It's beautiful and I love the underplate!!!

  6. I love tureens and this one is so unusual. Yes, show it off!

  7. I agree Marty, it is gorgeous and belongs on that table! Thanks for sharing this! By the way, I finished my Craft room finally, posted it already but definitely sharing it with your readers too on Tuesday! Cheers!

  8. SWOON.......I love that gorgeous tureen Marty and I like it perfectly with the plaid runner! Big hugs,

  9. Hi Marty! I love this gorgeous tureen and looks so pretty on the table with the runner! :) Now if I could come for a visit you had better not turn your back for too long! ;)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  10. That tureen is gorgeous and detailed Marty.

  11. Marty, I just love your beautiful tureen. It looks great on your table where you can really see it. I have a chicken cookie jar with all the details you have on your stunning tureen. My dear friend Phyllis from Around R House gave it to me for xmas on year. They look like they could go together.
    Have wonderful weekend.

  12. Oh My! F and F! How I love it! Yet, I own nada!!!!! That tureen is positively fabulous, and deserves to be front and center. You have twisted my rubber arm, I am going to start to collect it! Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Is there such a things as "Tureen Envitis" If there is, I believe I have it! that tureen is just gorgeous! the details are so pretty. Thank you forsharing it with us at TTF!

  14. Gorgeous tureen...I love the underplate. It is wonderful that you have it down where you and your visitors can really enjoy it.
    Have a great weekend, Marty.

  15. That is a beautiful piece. I love when I move things makes it all seem brand new.

  16. What a gorgeous tureen! I love the details. I have a few F & F pieces and they truly are happy works of art.

    Have a lovely day! I hope to see you at Liz's luncheon.

  17. Your tureen is fabulous! Isn't it crazy how we will leave something in one place and have such a hard time moving it?! Your home is truly beautiful and I love seeing at how you change things around!~~Angela

  18. Your tureen is gorgeous, Marty! I love F anf F pieces, they do have such exquisite detail. So glad you brought your tureen down to enjoy!!!! XO, Pinky

  19. I so love Fitz and Floyd and your soup tureen is magnificent!!

  20. It is a beautiful piece and looks great on your table. I have moved some pieces around after they had been in the same spot and thinking they looked best where they were but happily surprised they work in their new space.

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  22. Very pretty piece! Love all the intricate details! Looks wonderful on the breakfast table! :)

  23. I love anything Fitz and Floyd, and this is no exception! I'm so glad you brought it down and into the spotlight! You reminded me that I have a beautiful tureen stuck on top of my china cabinet where no one bothers to look...I must bring it down and dust it off! Thanks for sharing your beautiful piece and the inspiration for a new tablescape!

  24. What a beautiful tureen. It looks wonderful on your kitchen table.

  25. Gorgeous tureen, it looks great there! I love F&F!

  26. Hi Marty,

    What an impressive creation, especially all the detail, as you mentioned! I love the colour combinations and shape. It is gorgeous in the breakfast room, and looks perfect with the plaid!

    Have a great weekend,

    Poppy :)

  27. Marty,
    Your tureen is gorgeous, dear friend!!!
    The delicate tulip handle and strawberries make a perfect Spring centerpiece!
    I have pots atop the hutch in the dining room, which I've brought down a time or two. . .
    but I miss how they fill the space, so I always put them back...and smile!!!
    Have a marvelous weekend!!!

  28. Marty, everything F & F does is awesome. You tureen is over the top. So much detail. I am so glad you brought it to the table and the runner is perfection. Enjoy it, my friend, xoGinger

  29. so pretty, Marty! I love anything Fitz and Floyd!