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Monday, April 8, 2013

Tea Cup Tuesday-Spring Growth

Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!
Spring is the time of year when growth is abundant...
The grasses, flowers, trees...everything alive is growing and blooming.
Me too,
I hope : )

My cup today is a new one to me, 
I found it on my trip to Asheville last month.
She was quite dirty, but looks much better cleaned up. 

 Plain Jane?
She wears pastel pinks and mints. There are several shades of these colors,
the plate being a bit more peachy pink than the foot.

Her handle is the the deepest shade of pink, and very lovely.
which I believe was meant to accompany the bright hues inside the cup.....

 Graceful brilliant daisies adorn the inside of the cup.
Truly a cup with "Inner Beauty"
: O

She was created by the Queen Anne company of England. 
A fine quality pottery owned by Shore and Coggins, in High Street and Edensor Works in the same place as many of the English potteries set up shop....Longton, Staffordshire, Potteries. 
This company was in business from 1911 until 1966.
This backstamp suggests a 1959 + date.

You can see her pattern number is 5854, which I could not locate online.
There two blue tics,which I think are artist marks,
maybe one artist did the interior art work,
and the other the outside?

Sharon, of Livewire Jewelry, sent me a gift of Adagio tea!
Which I was delighted about. 
I had the opportunity to choose what I wanted, 
and I picked this Gourmet set.  
To try something new...to grow...
Today I am having Oolong Goddess.
It smells like I am in China right now!

I also received some of their Chamomile...
AND it was very very good!
Thank you Sharon!

(finally back to drawing! Yay!...I am learn how to do hair...wish me luck)

Thank  you so much for stopping by today!
I am so glad you came by...I love reading your comments. 
Yes, I say this each and every time...but it is true.
You all enrich my life!
I hope where ever you are, 
You are enjoying Mother Nature's display of beauty and growth.

...if you would like to join in Tea Cup Tuesday, just go and create a post with your tea cup in it, and come back here and link up that specific post  so we can easily find you and come to see. 


Deb said...

Yes, she certainly does have 'inner beauty'. Very, very pretty. Deb

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love your new teacup Terri. So pretty! And isn't pink and green a spring pallette?!


What a lovely pink teacup Terri! Thank you for hosting. Have a nice week.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Terri,
Your new teacup is singing springtime! I love the pinks and green of it. The daisies inside the cup make it extra special. Very pretty find! Thank you for sharing and coming to tea.


kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Terri, what a beautiful teacup you've shared from your Asheville trip. What a wonderful giveaway you won, too!

Veronica Roth said...

Hi Terri,
I love the different shades on your little cup and the flowers only on the inside. That one looks like such a little treasure to me. I don't think I've ever seen a cup like it. Very lovely. Hugs :)

debi said...

One of my favorite quotes...just love it! And I love your exquisite tea cup. She's a real beauty with her soft pastel colors and sweet flowers. Such a pretty post!
Love the sketching too!

Felicity W said...

Hi Terri,
Queen Anne in this shape is very elegant. I think I only collect this shape by Queen Anne.

It's your fav color and mixes well with soft pink and hot pink handle.

The daisies look so soft and it's like the flowing tea leaves in cup.

I hope you will make great progress with your drawing. I wish to learnt to paint too one day.


Micupoftea said...

Oh my goodness....I adore your lovely pink teacup and saucer! It is so sweet, Terri. What a find. Thanks for hosting each week...enjoy your Tuesday :)

Edith DUTERTRE said...

hello Terri
toujours très agréable de venir
partager une tasse de thé
vous avez une grande collection
je suis en admiration ♥♥♥
bon Mardi

Donna Heber said...

Oh, your pink daisy cup is so sweet! Gorgeous pastel colors. I'm so glad it found a new home.

KathyB. said...

I know it must be tiresome to read the same words..."what a lovely teacup", or "I love that teacup", but I do ! I do! The colors all together are simply beautiful.

I am glad you are back to drawing, and look forward to seeing more.

Martha said...

A very pretty tea cup and I like that the real pretty is on the inside! Sort of like a surprise!

sharon said...

I love the quote and the photo you have posted to start off my day, it is beautiful!
Your teacup is gorgeous with the dainty flowers...I always find flowers so inspiring. Your selection of tea looks quite interesting, and tempting....enjoy! Hugs!

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Dear Terri,
your flower photo is pure artwork and withe the quote it makes a wonderful greeting card. That tea cup is so charming with the cute daisies inside. The soft pastel colors have been chic in the 50th. The come in vogue again at this time. And tea for a giveaway is just perfect for you. You drawing looks wonderful. Thank you for sharing all your skills and for hosting this sweet event.
Best greetings, Johanna

Maria Andrade said...

Hi Terri,
I see this week's mood is beauty and romance in a cup of tea! All your photos of this lovely and elegant tea cup are amazing, but the first one of the flower with the caption is really art work!
Thanks for hosting another special tea, dear Terri!

Marjanne said...

Hi Terri, such a beauty this teacup and your drawing is excellent!! Have a beautiful day.

Faith Hope and Cherrytea said...

such a sweet treat!
luv the pastel femininity and dainty floral lining.. EnJoy :)

karen hess jewelry said...

Good morning Terri,
When I looked at the pictures of your Queen Anne teacup, all I could think of was "this is very Terri!" The colors, the delicate balance of form ~ and it has a gentleness about it. Lovely.

Your drawing is amazing and I'll be looking for updates on your progress! Have a lovely, Spring week my friend.

K J D said...

Wonderful post Terri

The tea cup is so pretty... I love the pastel colours.

Great drawing too!!! The hair looks good to me :)

Karen x

Snap said...

I think your *Plain Jane* cup is quite lovely. Love the pale pastel colors and the dainty flowers on the inside. Glad you are back to drawing. Great tea selection! Happy Tea Day!

The Charm of Home said...

Such beautiful cups Terri. Thanks for hosting!

sophie said...

je n'avais jamais vu de tasse avec juste le décor de fleurs à l'intérieur!
elle est vraiment très belle !
les fleurs annoncent le printemps : en France il est encore timide

The Tablescaper said...

I'm loving the tea cup you featured in your post. The pale green on the outside against all of the pale pink. So pretty.

Thank you for hosting.

- The Tablescaper

Dorthe said...

Dear Terri,
One cup more beautiful than the other, and this so sweet in those favorite colours :-)
And what a happy packet to recieve from dear Sharon- I know you are enjoying them all after tour!
Your drawing is amazing,-and her little hair already looks fantastic!

Victoria said...

Hi Terri..one of my favorite quotes..Anais Nin is brilliant!
That is a quote that has truly set me free in my journey many times!
Such a beautiful post..lovely cup..love the delicate colors! and Wowness..you are a brilliant artist..so beautiful..such compelling eyes..and gorgeous shading....can you come by and draw with me , teach me some tips..and have some tea?..such fun! Beautiful post! Blessings of Spring!

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Your teacup is pretty, I like the two pastel colours together.
Also, a nice selection of green teas to try.

Stamping With Bibiana said...

so romantic...

Maminka Girl - Loribeth Robare said...

What a beautiful teacup. It reminds me of ice cream sherbet. Would love to see a photo of your whole collection. It must be quite impressive! Happy Spring to you. xxoo Loribeth

High Heeled Life said...

Terri .. I'm swooning over your teacup! Love the daisies inside... thank you for hosting ..hugs and blessings, C. (HHL)

Kathy said...

Hello Terri,
Love the soft pink of this teacup -she's gorgeous! Great job on the drawing - I need to get back to it! I do appreciate you sharing and hosting,

A Magical Whimsy said...

I adore the tea cup you posted...the colors are so very scrumptious... I love that shade of green and the pink is such a delicate compliment to the green. And the flowers inside the cup is what always makes a tea cup seem to be alive! Oh, and the tea you were drinking sounds divine!
Teresa in California

Scone Queen said...

What a gorgeous teacup you discovered! Isn't it wonderful when we have the chance to save these little works of art from obscurity and neglect? May every sip of tea you take from it bring you good health and happy memories.

regards, Scone Queen Rose

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Oh I think this is my all time favorite teacup. I love the solid color on the outside with flowers in. Just lovely.

http://tintacirera.blogspot.com/ said...

I lover. Kiss.

Createology said...

This little teacup is very Spring in its delicate colors and blooms. Faces and drawing are not for me however I so admire your ability to do so. This face really is beautiful and expressive. Creative Bliss Dear...

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Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

What a beautiful pink cup and saucer. You are doing great on your drawing!

Kathy M.

earthen-magic said...

...oooooOoh! ~ sO pretty! ~ however doth thee find such exquisite beauties?!...
...thankyoU! ~ for such a fine share! ~ may thine creative drawing muse be ever at thine side! ~ she's awesome! ~ blessed be! ~ my dear kindred friend!...(0:

Tara Tyler said...

Cool ! I like it.

Kevin Walls said...

That’s a nice selection of tea you’ve got there. Oolong is one of my all-time favorite tea, along with Jasmine; and I see you have both! Have you tried the Jasmine Pearls yet? Adaigo has a nice variety of teas in stock, though I haven’t tried most of them yet. I usually just stick with my favorites.


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