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Monday, October 24, 2011

Tea Cup Tuesday-Yay!

Hello All,
and Welcome once again to Tea Cup Tuesday!
I am away this week (still) awaiting the arrival of my newest grandchild. 
My tea cup share will be short and sweet with this beauty of a cup.

This cup was sitting pretty on a shelf at one of the local antique stores not far from my home.
It really feels good in the hand, and is light and just the right size for a good cup of tea.

It is a footed cup, with a simple gold trim.
Lovey unadorned handle with split and thumb spur.

 The roses on this cup are really lovely. The photo did not quite capture the detail and texture of them.

Mayfair created this cup. I have looked up this company and did not really find any information. I saw Royal Mayfair, but not just Mayfair. I really must get some good sources for researching china!

I hope you are all having a fabulous week.
Thank you so much for stopping by.

Next Tea Cup Tuesday, I am sharing one of the new cups I have found on this trip as well as what I have done to the tea tray I picked up at Goodwill. 

If you would like to join in Tea Cup Tuesday with Martha and I, just create a post with a tea cup or two you would like to share with us and come back here to link that post with Linky Tools below. 
Martha and I would love to come and visit you too! 
We are so thrilled to have you included.


Anonymous said...

Hi Terri - Congrats again - as we're all waiting with you for the big day welcoming another precious little one into your lives! Again, you have shared the prettiest of teacups - and here's hoping you're enjoying a cuppa now, at peace knowing all is well - and celebrations are imminent!


Createology said...

Your cup is beautiful. May your little new one come very soon so you may enjoy every moment.

Ana Cristina Caldatto said...

Terri que voce tenha uma semana fabulosa também!
e que seu neto seja bem vindo!

boa terça-feira para todos!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Sweet teacup, Terri. May your new grandbaby make his/her appearance very soon and Congratulations to all!


Marianne C. said...

Terri, I excited for you in your anticipation! Yes, your cup is lovely, and I was thinking how realistic the roses look. They are beautiful!

Thank you for sharing in the midst of your special personal time, and know that I send blessings to all.

Marianne xo

Barbara F. said...

Another beautiful tea cup, Terri. Congratulations on the arrival of a new grandchild. xo

Antiques And Teacups said...

Such excitement in your life! The teacup is lovely! The name of your teacup won't be in any china reference...yet. After the break up and closure of many manufacturers in the late 1980s, several smaller manufacturers bought up decals and began small operations. The most famous of those is Royal Patrician which closed in 2009. Mayfair, Crown Dorset and another I can't think of at the moment (must be over 35 LOL) are all from a manufacturer using some of the same decals and are still producing in the UK. We hope they make it!

Ruth...Time Was Antiques said...

What a special event for you! I bet you can hardly wait! Lovely post!

Micupoftea said...

Anticipation! Time to celebrate is soon! Your rose teacup is feminine and elegant. Thanks for hosting, Terri :)

xinex said...

How exciting! Congrats for the coming of a grandchild, Terri. Your teacup set is very pretty....Christine

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hello Terri,
I wish, your grandchild will arrive save and spend everybody in your family luck and pride. It so sweet when a child is born. Your wonderful tea cup would be the right to drink a cup of tea meanwhile. I love the pretty roses on it. Thank you for sharing and for hosting this sweet event.
Best greetings, Johanna

Matilde said...

Such a beautiful tea cup! Hugs, xoxo :))

Linda Vincent said...

Hello Terri....so sorry I've been missing, but I've loved catching up with the posts on this beautiful blog of yours!
Thank you for your lovely message ...you are so kind.
Hope all goes well for the mother-to-be!

Marjanne said...

such a beauty this cup... still waiting for the most beautiful event in ones life, I cross my fingers, and I hope the baby is coming soon!

♥ Miss Tea said...

What a Gorgeous teacup! i'm soo drooling here! lovely! I wish you and your loved ones joy and happiness on the new grandchild/bundle of joy! thank you for sharing and hosting.


KathyB. said...

I thought you would already be posting pictures of your new grandchild.They come in their own time, and that makes the waiting all the more special. I can't wait to read about your new blessing!

The teacup is very pretty, what a find! Thank-you again for hosting this teacup Tuesday, even though you have much more important things to attend. ( grandchildren are one of the best blessings in life!)

parTea lady said...

Your Mayfair teacup is lovely. Looking forward to seeing your tray and new cups.

Enjoy your time away and the arrival of your precious grandchild.

Maria Andrade said...

Hi Terri,
Another beautiful English tea cup for your collection!
I love these fluted shapes and the flower decoration is lovely!
I thought you'd be already announcing the arrival of your grand-baby, but I'm sure you'll soon be a happy and proud grandmother (like me) holding the little one in your arms.
All the best for you all!
Maria Andrade

Suz said...

That is so exciting! I can't imagine anything more wonderful. That is a lovely teacup. I have a new one but I could not quite get it together to post today. I love your cup...just my style...pink roses! I am hooked!
Sending you lots of happy wishes for the birth of your new grandchild.
Big hugs,

Suz said...

That is so exciting! I can't imagine anything more wonderful. That is a lovely teacup. I have a new one but I could not quite get it together to post today. I love your cup...just my style...pink roses! I am hooked!
Sending you lots of happy wishes for the birth of your new grandchild.
Big hugs,

karen hess jewelry said...

Oh Terri, what a dainty and elegant teacup....I just love the roses! Sending positive wishes and hugs that the blessed event arrives soon! Enjoy!

Tea & Chocolate Guy said...

Gorgeous tea cup ... Your most treasured blessing will be here before you know it... can't wait for you to share baby photos..xo HHL

Brenda said...

What a beautiful teacup! I love the delicate roses. So excited for your new arrival! Nothing in this world like a new born baby...
Have an awesome day!

Dorthe said...

Terri, the cup, is so pretty-and the rode pattern the most beautiful,one.
I enjoy seeing all your lovely cups-I think you have a wonderful collection.
I wish you a happy time awaiting your precious new grandchild.

Victoria said...

Yay..beautiful cup!! gorgeous! and CONGRATS on the newest little one...wishing you many blessings and sparkles to all your loved ones!

The Charm of Home said...

Your teacup is very pretty! I know what you mean about the right size for a good cup of tea. It is that way. Enjoy your new grandchild! Congrats! Thank you for hosting!

Rose M. Rodriguez said...

Hi Terri, God fill your home with long life and many grandchildren to love! Your cup is beautiful, everything that shows the pattern of roses, it's my Obsession! greetings. Rose M

Carrie said...

Thanks again for hostting this lovely weekly event...and it is always great to see all your new teacups!

Wanda Lee said...

Hello there dear Terri,

We're all so happy for you with the happily anticipated and joyful baby news; soon we hope!.., God bless you all with a safe and healthy delivery! Congratulations to you all! ~ The teacups are exquisite as always!

Hugs, Wanda Lee

Lady Linda said...

Baby yet? So hard to wait but nice to share your teacup while you wait!
Have a good week and here's wish you a reason to really celebrate.
Love, LInda

romance-of-roses said...

Hi Terri, Yes, indeed that is a beautiful cup. Absolutely gorgeous roses, if I had seen it I also would of bought it. Hugs...Lu

Farah said...

So perfectly sweet and with soft touch T-Cup... A pure feminine touch in the pattern... very lovey... congrats for little angel...
Happy if you come to see me at
with love from

Martha's Favorites said...

Terri: Just sent you an email. You forgot to send the code in the email. Hugs, Martha

paperbutterfly said...

Best wishes for a safe arrival! Enjoy those cuddles.
Look forward to seeing pictures
Blessings, Pam

karen hess jewelry said...

Oh Terri, blessings and congratulations on the little man's arrival! I'm sure you're counting the days until you leave to see him!
I loved your posting and although I have a very modest collection of tea cups/cake plates, I love looking at your "Star of the Day" each Tuesday.

Your Halloween picture is simply adorable...I think one of the best memories of Halloween is the homemade costumes! Have a lovely week.

Hope said...

Gorgeous pattern. Reminds me of a set my grandmama had.

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