Shippam's Paste Vase by 30pics4jackiesdiamond

Shippam's Paste Vase

The breached sea defenses I uploaded yesterday have yielded broken glass and pottery. I did a bit of fossicking and unearthed a couple of vintage Shippam's paste jars- there were dozens there last month, but it appears they have an e-bay value- so I was lucky to find two intact ones!!

The design of the one I'm using as a vase spanned from 1920s to late1950s, so it is at least 60 years old!!

I've been playing with my food again pop over to TheDarkroom to see how I made a salad a bit more exciting!
Beautiful!
January 12th, 2021  
i like those jars! why people would throw them away is beyond me. they are all purpose jars! i have a few i use to put my brushes in. aces on the shot!
January 12th, 2021  
Lovely photograph. Carnations are my favourite flowers.
January 12th, 2021  
They make a great image!
January 12th, 2021  
Nicely composed shot, Jackie!
Lucky to have found some of the jars.
January 12th, 2021  
Thanks for the addition to my vocabulary and for the amazing still life! Terrific subject and light! FAV
January 12th, 2021  
Beautifully captured!
January 12th, 2021  
this is so beautiful!
January 12th, 2021  
they're lovely shapes and work so well as vases. i used to love sardine & tomato paste when i was a child - yikes!
January 12th, 2021  
Lovely
January 12th, 2021  
Love these little pots.
January 12th, 2021  
Wonderful find and image.
January 12th, 2021  
I love it. I remember these gorgeous little pots and Shippams paste, my favourite was sardine and tomato. Can't get it in Australia. Does Shippams still exist? fav
January 12th, 2021  
this has brought back memories!
January 12th, 2021  
I like this a great deal.
January 12th, 2021  
Beautifully done.
January 13th, 2021  
Very lovely with the pink flowers...I have no idea why people throw these lovely jars away..
January 13th, 2021  
Beautiful jars and I like the way you set it up.
January 13th, 2021  
Beautiful lighting; looks great on black
January 13th, 2021  
This is a really beautiful photo.
January 13th, 2021  
lovely arrangement and lighting, really nice!
January 13th, 2021  
Very nice
January 13th, 2021  
Nice, it's good on black.
January 13th, 2021  
@bkbinthecity thank you
@aikiuser many thanks
@kjarn from old manky jars too!!
@amyk I do love low key!!
@shutterbug49 if I'd found a third they would all havd been standing, but two looked odd
@happysnaps these were part of a large dump
@dutchothotmailcom many thanks
@joysabin I'm pleased too
@anniesue tasty ones I hope??
@onewing salmon paste and cucumber were quite posh!!
@nickspicsnz I'll go look for more!
@wakelys I'm amazed at how few are left!!
@joansmor ;)
@pistache mine was that lurid pink salmon one
@koalagardens thank you
@jacqbb many thanks
@grammyn fossicking? The one lying down is quite manky and dull
@farmreporter I could have gathered dozens a couple of weeks ago
@lyndamcg I'm pleased thank you
@monikozi cheap from supermarket

@summerfield Vikki the sea defences were shored up with bottles and china and pots and jars. Where the sea is eroding the bank the ballast is being washed out. Shippam's was a huge local producer and probably provided unwanted jars to the eengineering project in the '60s.

@marlboromaam thank you
January 13th, 2021  
Great still life.
January 13th, 2021  
They're beautiful old jars, lovely still life too.
January 13th, 2021  
@30pics4jackiesdiamond yes! And now, manky as well!
January 13th, 2021  
@johnfalconer @merrelyn thank you @grammyn is there a dictionary you go to?
January 13th, 2021  
This works so well and it's simply awesome on black!
January 13th, 2021  
@vignouse thank you
January 13th, 2021  
Fabulous!
January 13th, 2021  
January 13th, 2021  
I like how the subject is lit from the side and the background is dark. The details of the flowers and the glass jars are highlighted.
January 14th, 2021  
Great shot and vibrant colours:)
January 14th, 2021  
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