Scenery, too, (especially willow-pattern Plate) up to the mark, if not more so.
China generally is not at all like the willow-pattern plate.
A picturesque effect is produced by these projections, as everybody knows who has examined a “willow-pattern” plate.
Every willow-pattern plate has a better landscape on it than that.
We were in the very heart of the willow-pattern Plate and loath to move for fear of breaking it.
I love its dresser, full of willow-pattern china, and its two big china dogs that face each other on the high mantelpiece.
The dresser, opposite to the hearth, exhibited pewter and some willow-pattern pottery.
It has a three-storied castle with turned-up roofs, as one sees on the willow-pattern plates.
I myself found half a willow-pattern saucer in the crater of Vesuvius.
“Cross between a willow-pattern plate and a New York slum,” was his comment.