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Monday, October 14, 2013

Tea Cup Tuesday-Last Roses of Summer

Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!
Sandi At Rose Chintz Cottage is having a special Pink Tea
to support the awareness of breast cancer.
Most everyone, unfortunately, knows and loves
someone who has had this experience.
And our hearts go out to them.
Thank you Sandi!

Today I am showing a tea cup with vibrant pinks in it,
with a delicate pink rose on the side.

She works well for both spring, summer and fall seasons with her vibrant roses and 
autumn coloring.

The roses in golden yellow...

and pinky purples reminds me of the colored
leaves lying on my path during my walk earlier today.
I saw these very colors here 
mixed with green and black,
adorning the newly fallen leaves.

The brightly colored fall leaves are wondrously beautiful to me.

 Her "fancy 7" handle...
I made that one up : )

 This lovely trio was manufactured by Hammersley.
An English Pottery that was located in Stoke On Trent, England. 
The pattern name is Morgans Rose....
handily supplied here on her backstamp.

Hammersley was a fine company that began in 1887.
George Harris Hammersely had worked with another potter before
beginning his own company Hammersley and Co.
Spode is now the owner of this old firm,
and you no longer see their backstamp anymore.

It has been dark, rainy and misty here for a while now.
I took this image last week, the leaves had not yet begun to turn.

After such a wet summer, I really am surprised at the wet fall too.
Who knows...maybe there will be *snow* this winter?

I am re-organizing my art room....
Nothing like the scale of Martha's redo,
but if you don't hear from me in a week...
send somebody in to find me ; )

Thank you so much for visiting with me today!
I am away from home and will
be a little late maybe in visiting you all,
but I will be there for sure soon.

Please remember to have your annual checkup : )



Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

I like your teacup with the roses Terri. After my walk this morning I stood admiring the carpet rose bushes along the front walkway that are still blooming, and loaded with buds.
With all the rain we've had this summer, I'm thinking we'll have a lot of snow during winter. To be expected here, but sounds exciting for you.

Antiques And Teacups said...

Hooray! Finally got through! Hope the issue is resolved. I love the vivid colors of your teacup, and it is so autumnal. Perfect! Thanks so much for hosting, and hope you are enjoying a bit of a break.

Catherine said...

It is a beautiful tea cup. I love roses on china.

xinex said...

Stunning cup, Terri. I love Hammersley china...Christine

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello Terri,
What a pretty teacup you have chosen for this post! The Hammersley name is one that I do not have in my collection. I guess I simply haven't run across one yet. The colours of the roses are perfect for all three seasons just as you said. Thank you for sharing this beauty with us. I love Tea Tuesdays! Enjoy your week wherever you are, my friend.


Uniquely Ella said...

Hi Terri, love the tea cup that you are showing today. I usually like soft colors but, this one is gorgeous.
Wishing you well in your re or gazing your art room. You must show us once it's all done.

The Charm of Home said...

Terri I love the vibrant colors in these teacups too. This is a lot like the choice I made this week. Thank you for hosting!


What a beautiful teacup dear Terri! She's perfect for every season, really. It's dark, rainy and misty here too, specially today! Enjoy re-organizing your art room, it should be fun! Thank you for the great tea party. Hugs,

Bernideen said...

This cup and saucer and plate are very pretty. I have never seen these pieces and you have a real treasure! Just lovely!

Tea in Texas said...

What a beautiful teacup and saucer with hues of velvety roses. The elegant shape of the "7" has pretty gold trim. Hammersley has always been a wonderful designer of tea sets and this pattern is a great example! Have a terrific week!


Maria Andrade said...

Hi Terri,
I loved the tea set you chose for this special pink tea with the vibrant roses and the "fancy 7" handle. It's really beautiful and your last photo is amazing!
I also found very interesting the information about Hammersley & Co.
Have a great week!

Heirloom treasures said...

Terri,your teacup is so pretty,I love a handle that ones finger can fit through. Most English ones do have them. Love the misty photo too. :)

Heirloom treasures said...

Terri,your teacup is so pretty,I love a handle that ones finger can fit through. Most English ones do have them. Love the misty photo too. :)

Aida said...

Such a lovely tea cup Teri. Thank you for hosting. I will be definitely joining you shortly.


Sylvia said...

Pretty teacup!

sophie said...

Quelle est belle cette tasse!
j'aime beaucoup la photo dans le brouillard
belle journée

paperbutterfly said...

Just dropping by to say hi
Love your choice of teacups and roses.

Edith DUTERTRE said...

c'est beau c'est tendre
c'est rose ♥♥♥♥
un billet pour donner du courage
edith (iris) France

Victoria said...

Charming tea of roses..so pretty..I will miss the roses of summertime too! Until next year! Wonderful images my friend..dreamy and poetic!!

Two Cottages And Tea said...

What a lovely teacup and a trio too! We have had a beautiful mild fall so far. Thank you for hosting!

Marfi-topia said...

The colors are incredible.. Reminds me of our sunsets.
What a lovely photo.. Wish we had foggy misty days:)

Johanna Gehrlein said...

My o my is that a pretty tea cup. How elegant is the shape and the decoration is just wonderful. To be honest, I have never heard Hammersley before but it high quality as I can see. Thank you for sharing this wonderful autumn roses, dear Terri. And for hosting this sweet event.
Best greetings, Johanna

Karen said...

Hi Terri,
I love your Hammersley teacup trio today. It is just beautiful and I think the close up photographs are amazing. I must learn how to do better photos. I hope that you have a wonderful week. Take care,

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

This is a very delicate teacup. It does remind me of summer on that rainy day.

Anonymous said...

Hi Terri! Best to you on your art room re-do. I seem to be doing that on a weekly basis of late. Tried to make things work in the basement room - but I need windows. Currently, I've redecorated my living room and dining room and such clever little spots my art supplies are tucked in so I can set them out and put them away in a trice! My back sewing room keeps the lionshare of things - but comfy work in the center of my home is where inspiration happens.

Your cups are stunning - as usual. I love your photography - always inspiring. Joy to you as you move forward in this season!

Beedeebabee said...

Hi sweetie! I know I've said this before (because they really are all beautiful) but I think this little beauty is right up there on the top of the pretty teacup pile for me! :) I just love it!!! I also love your misty picture. I hope you get through your studio clean up alright. I actually enjoy a good straightening sometimes, but then I can't find anything for months! xoxo :D

Marjanne said...

love this cup and the almost finished roses, c'est la vie...and it is as beautiful as a fresh rose.
We had not only a beautiful summer but a real "indian summer" the last weeks.. but nou it is getting colder and rainy... I wish you a very beautiful weekend!

Lady Linda said...

Hi Terry, oh I do believe your teacup is one of the most lovely I have seen in a long time. How perfect for the last rose of summer. Your pix are the best! What kind of camera do you use?
Nice and warm here ...in the 70's! Sunny too,so it's just so wonderful.

Frieda Oxenham said...

What could possibly be better than teacups and roses combined?! The teacups are heavenly.

Poussière du Sud said...

J'étais émerveillée en parcourant votre blog, voir d'aussi belles tasses à thé m'a épaté. Félicitations pour touts ces beautés.
J'ai vu aussi un très beau "tea cosy" que je collectionne moi aussi.
Cordialement. Babette

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