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Monday, October 8, 2012

Tea Cup Tuesday-Looking on the Bright Side

Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!

 (Betsy is contemplating the meaning of life)

Fall is truly here in NC
The sky is full of cold gray clouds
and it has been raining for two days...
A roaring fire, a good book and....

 This...would be most welcome! 
Too bad "this" is across the Atlantic in England!
I will have to patiently wait....

In the mean time, 
To cheer me up, I will choose a CUP full of summer!

Isn't she just darling?

 A cup of Chamomile would be very welcome today.
 And this sweet cup will be just right for it.
Tea has a way of calming our souls...


 She is a Rosina,
You can see that her name is pretty much rubbed off,

There is a pattern number 4866
and a few other ticks that may be indicative
of who worked on the cup.
Pottery workers were often paid only for pieces
that came out of the kiln in sale-able shape.

Rosina was one of my first favorite cups to find.
Many companies have a "look" 
You can already guess who made it by the 
shape and design.
This is how it is with Rosina.
Many designs are footed have a waist.
I love their waisted shapes
(see the first image of her,
it is like she has a belt around her middle)
and their sweet handles.

Thank you so much for coming by to visit!
I glad you are here, I enjoy reading your comments!

To join in, just go and create your post with the tea cup in it you would like to share.
Martha and I love to see your cups, and we love to have a look at the backstamp...
Then come back here and link the post to Linky Tools below.
Hugs, Terri


Zaa said...

Your sweet little Betsy is so darn cute... perhaps she needs a cup of tea and a doggie biscuit( Ha Ha)..

.Your " Rosina " cup is delightful and you're right it's a happy teaset that does lift the spirits...now I hope you can reap some excitement from the vibrant autumn colours ..ENJOY your week, dear lady.....Hugs

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Terri,
your dog is so cut. I love how it is complaining life. Would love to know what they think sometimes.
And your Rosina tea cup is a treasure. The decoration is as nice as the shape. Thank you for sharing your treasures. Have a blessed season.
Best greetings, Johanna

earthen-magic said...

...a beautiful sweet joyful post! ~ blessed be!...(:

Unknown said...

What beautiful photographs and such a lovely little dog too!
I can't wait to get back to doing teacup Tuesday, but must finish painting the new shop first!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Terri,
Your pup is just so cute looking out the window. I love your teacup. I adore the colour and the style as well. She's a beauty!
It would be lovely to savour scones and jam in Britain. Thank you my friend for sharing and have a beautiful week.


Tazas y Cuentos said...

Hi Terri! Oh, why that photo with those treats, and I haven't had breackfast yet...haha
Very beautiful tea cup, that handle...
Your dog looks so sweet!
Besos, Silvina

Beedeebabee said...

Hi Terri! What a sweetie little Betsy is, and I love that photo of her gazing out the window between some of your pretty things....This is such a beautiful set, and you always write such interesting little tidbits! xo

Snap said...

Betsy is so cute! I'm glad she likes tea! :D :D Your Rosina cup is gorgeous ... beautiful shape, elegant design. Wow! Happy Tea Day and Thanks for hosting.

Victoria said...

Oh my..Bestsy is waay too sweet! how adorable..gorgeous photo Terri!! And lovely cup..very colorful..magical!
YUmmy..what a beautiful!

sharon said...

That teacup is gorgeous Terri, like a ray of sunshine with those brilliant colors ! It has been dreary and cold here also.
Betsy is sooooo adorable, I'd like to just give her a big hug, and you too my friend!

Stephanie said...

Your Betsy is adorable! When I was younger my family had a Yorkie - his name was Sir Oliver Sedgewick Mitchell Harris :) We called him Ollie for short. Yorkie's are sweet dogs. I love, and I mean LOVE your tea cup and saucer - absolutely stunning. Have a great week!


Lucille said...

I love the saucer that goes with this cup. I love that flowery border that surrounds it. I find it so striking!

Linda Vincent said...

Ahhh, Betsy looks so sweet, gazing out of the window....bless her.
And yes...those scones look very British ;-) I've just been to a tea shop with my friend and had an almond and cherry one - yum! xx

Linda M. said...

Hi Terri, Your tea cup is very pretty and those scones look yummy. Betsy is adorable! I really like your earring display in the photo with Betsy. Joyous Wishes, Linda

Ana Cristina Caldatto said...

amei Betsy!!!

sua Rosina é magnifica, obrigado por compartilhar informações de Rosina!

Two Cottages And Tea said...

Hi Terri,
What a sweet looking doggie you have! Your teacup is so lovely and the scones, well I could go for one right now! Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week.

Michele M./ Finch Rest said...


She is indeed a true beauty.

Happy bloggin tea day! Thanks for co-hosting!!

Your dog is adorable, that's a great shot!

sandy said...

I LOVE your sweet cup! The colors are beautiful and make me smile! I'm enjoying my first Tea Cup Tuesday!

♥ Miss Tea said...

Aww Betsy is just too cute!! your teacup is so darling, i'm in love!!! gorgeous photos too!


parTea lady said...

Betsy is so sweet and those English scones look scrumptious.

That is a beautiful teacup. The colors and shape are outstanding. I don't think I have a Rosina cup in my collection yet - must start looking.

Dorthe said...

Dear Terri, your Betsy looks so sweet, and a bit sad about what she sees outside :-)
Your summerly cup,is very beautiful, but I would prefer drinking something different than cammomile-it gives me allergic reaction ! Maybe I could ask for a simple cup of green tea :-)

Maria Andrade said...

Dear Terri,
You're right, this tea cup shape is very attractive with the foot and waist, but I specially love this colour you so often find in cups.
I'm not so lucky in that respect: although I own some turquoise grounds, this specific shade is hard to find. And it is so lovely!
Another lovely thing you own is that Betsy girl!
Thanks for the delightful tea.

CEO Lisa Anne - L.A said...

Your sweet Betsy is darling. I love your new Rosina teacup and saucer. Your dessert looks scrumptious!! Numm numm!! Thanks for hosting. Have a fabulous week.

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love your teacup! Rosina is a fav of mine as well, and the coloring is lovely! Thanks for hosting!

debi said...

Terri, your Rosina cup is beautiful. I love her pretty shape, and the colors and flowers are so fresh and pretty. Thanks for sharing!

Micupoftea said...

You are always so sweet, Terri! Thx for your visit and thx for hosting each week. I LOVE your charming Rosina cup. It is sweet. Chamomile sounds delightful...I think I will go steep up a cup right now.
SHawn :)

Clara said...

Hi Terri!
Your Rosina teacup is so pretty. I love the ones with roses but I don't have any turquoise ones. Thank you for hosting and have a lovely day.

OceanFoam said...

Dear Terri,
I am crazy about your teacup. Love the design and the color. Ohhh, so pretty!
Enjoy your chamomile in it and thank you for sharing.
xo Ruthie from: http://ladybstimefortea.blogspot.com

Createology said...

Lovely tea cup dear. A hot cup of Chamomile sounds perfect right now. Mr. C and I have been working around the pond replacing deer trampled destroyed edgings. It is cold and very cloudy yet we have had zero rain. Falling into Autumn Bliss...

Lady Linda said...

Good evening Terri, your Rosina teacup is just too pretty. Love the colors. It's getting chillier here in Oregon too. I am ready for fall and more tea!

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