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Monday, November 14, 2011

Tea Cup Tuesday-Sweet Cup!

 Hello All!
Welcome once again to Tea Cup Tuesday!
Martha and I are delighted to share this party with all of you.
Last week I saw such lovely china!
Thank you all so much for sharing!

Today I am sharing what I think is a very sweet cup. I just found this one when I was away visiting my son and family. I really appreciate the shape of this cup, The details are lovely.

It has a very interesting handle, seen straight on as well as the side view.

Such pretty sponged gold around the rim and plate edge!
Would you like a cup of tea?

I have used this cup several times already and it is a pleasure to hold in the hand.


Here you can easily see the "7" handle. 

The plate is scalloped beautifully.

This set is from a company named Victoria.
This is the back of the cup, and it has two markings for who worked on this piece.

The 492 is the pattern number. The other mark is the artists mark. Which is not the same as the cup. So the plate and the cup were worked on by different artists. Maybe not even made the same day. 

Thank you so much for stopping by to visit!
BTW...I have a new video tutorial...
"Bleaching and Dyeing Bottle Brush Christmas Trees"
you can see here
As well as a new blog hop:
Deck The Halls Sunday!
(same link as above)
Where we can all share our holiday decor and handmade gifts!

If you would like to join in Tea Cup Tuesday, remember it is about Tea Cups : )
Please have a tea cup in your post. Tell us a little about it. Martha and I have a great appreciation for these beauties from the past and present. After you have created your post, come back here to sign up below using the URL of the post itself and not just your blog. That way, even if you make another post, visitors looking for your tea cup post will be able to go right to it.
Martha has her blog all decked out for Christmas, so you don't want to miss that, or her website where she sells some of her gorgeous china! Pretty Vintage Things! I am heading over there to have a "look see" now. Lol!

Hugs to you all!


Micupoftea said...

Thank you for hosting! Your little trees look magical....love 'em! What a charming teacup, Terri :)

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Terri,
this cup is really charming. And the tea pot also. You have such a good eye for beautiful decoration and fine china. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful find and for hosting this event, which I enjoy every time.
Best greetings, Johanna

Snap said...

Terri, I love this cup and saucer with its scallops. I bet it is a joy in the hand! Happy Tea Day!

Princesa Nadie said...

Dear Terry
Really sweet!
I love all your cups

Tea & Chocolate Guy said...

gorgeous teacup!! the scallops are darling..xo HHL

ooglebloops said...

My tea post this week is all about photos- and a tea mug - so I won't attach to Mr. Linky!!LOL But drop by, if you get a chance!!!

As always, love your teacups...

tracy said...

Hello Teri
I have been a fan of your blog for a long time now...I especially love the photos of your trip to France.
Thank you for your visit, and your kind words...I have joined in this tea cup fun...some thing I've wanted to do for a long time...
I dint think I connected properly with(Mr Linky) but, I do see my tea cup connection and I have also made a link back to your blog! Thank you
Blessings to you

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Love your little trees, Terri! Your new teacup is so sweet and I love the scalloped detail on it.
I just came over from Martha's at Linderhof and discovered that you and I are both five feet tall. It's always a trial getting a chair to fit just right. Sometimes I feel just like Goldilocks! Thanks for sharing your pretty teacup and thanks for stoping by too. Have a delightful day.


xinex said...

Gorgeous teacup set, Terri. I love the colors and the delicate design and shape....Christine

Marjanne said...

beautiful teacup! Aorable! My daughter is exited Thanksgiving, she goes with her freinds to New York

Dorthe said...

Terri I would love a cup of tea, poured from that romantic, and pretti teapot-and into the most beautiful cup of yours.
Hugs from Dorthe

Zaa said...

Oh Terri ..
This cup suits it's name " Victoria" ..how very delightful with those sweet rosettes and scalloped edges...She's really quite elegant and sophistocated... Victoria would be a joy to sip from...Hugs

Maria Andrade said...

Hi Terri,
A very beautiful and elegant cup and saucer for tea today! The tea pot is a beauty, too.
Do you know I loved watching your video about Christmas decorations?
Thanks for sharing it all.

Anonymous said...

Pretty, pretty, Miss Terri! I recently saw a cup like this and felt that handle - so delicate! Your brush trees are so cute - great for our Christmas villages! Thanks for sharing . . .

The Charm of Home said...

I did not know you could bleach and dye these. They are very cute! Thank you for hosting! I would like that book your reading!

Createology said...

Your teacup is lovely. Teacups remind me of beautiful times spent sipping tea and savoring the joys of life. Thank you for sharing...

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

Thank you for visiting my post about my tea party for my friend Cookie. How nice that you know Cherry Blossom! I love it too! You are right; this teacup is so unassuming but beautiful!

Victoria said...

Yay..Victoria..nice to have cups named after me ha ha! beautiful set Terri! So dainty and love the scalloped dish..how whimsical! Your trees looks divine..oh my..you are so inspiring! They are beautiful and give me a deja vu feeling of nostalgia..beautiful!

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Terri: I can over here twice and each time I did not comment. I am really losing it. I love this new cup, the curves are beautiful. The tea pot is stunning as well. Thanks for being such a great friend to me. Hugs, Martha

Lady Linda said...

Any cup that has the name Victoria on it is a winner for me. The little trees are calling to me! Thanks.

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