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Monday, March 28, 2011

Sweet Tea Cup…

This sweet little cup cam from my grandmothers collection of tea cups.  No, it’s not a three footed one, but it is sweet!

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I love the gold details and the embossed scroll’s on the pedestal of the cup – so dainty.

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The character of the embossing along the side of the cup is so different than other tea cups that I have or have seen.

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I adore the colors in the floral décor on this sweet set.

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This tea cup is one of the few that has markings on the bottom. Both the tea cup and saucer match one another.

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Thanks for coming by and taking a peek at my tea cup I wanted to share with you today!  Please do share if you have any knowledge of this tea cup…To see where I may be linking to this week – please check my “Cottage Links” label…

xoxo, Tracie

37 comments:

Willow said...

What a lovely teacup set you have and to have it passed down from your Grandmother is even more precious to have it.

Pamela said...

That is a lovely teacup Tracie!
I just love teacups and decorating with them!!

Pamela xo

southernhomesweethome said...

What a beautiful teacup set.. so special it was your grandmother's. I love family pieces. Thanks for stopping by.. I am excited to follow your lovely blog

Michael Lee West said...

I love tea cups, too. A lovely post. Let me know which post you wanted to add to Foodie Friday, and I will try to link it for you.

Bella said...

Hi Tracie,
Lovely cup! I have my grandmothers teacups too, they are among my most cherished treasures:-)
Hugs,
Bella

Pink Satin Sashes said...

Nice. It looks so pretty compared to todays chunky, thick, stuff. Thanks for showcasing it.

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

What a sweet cup! More so because it came from your grandmother. It is such a pretty design!

yvettesblogs.com said...

A lovely teacup sweet and pretty!A little treasure!yvette@twistedvines

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

such a sweet a teacup.. the small floral just lovely!

♥ Miss Tea said...

loving your grandmother's teacup! it's so elegant and dainty! so precious!

LADY JANE said...

Tracie...I believe this is my first time to your blog...love it! The teacup is adorable and I love family heirloom treasures! I'll mark myself as a follower andvisit again soon!

Lavender Cottage said...

The teacup from your grandmother is pretty and will be a nice reminder of her as you sip tea from it.
Judith

La said...

Such a lovely tea cup. I don't recall seeing one with embossing like this before. Very pretty!

Bookie said...

Nice cup...love the pink and blue, just a touch of each shade.

Bookie said...

Nice little cup...just the right amounts of pink and blue blended together.

Lounging with a Latte said...

Hi Tracie,
What a lovely teacup set. All the more special that it was your grandmothers.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Tracie,
Such a lovely teacup and a treasure having been your grandmother's! I'm sure whenever you look at it, you will be reminded of her! Thanks for sharing and joining me for tea. Have a wonderful week.

Blessings,
Sandi

g.suzie said...

Very pretty, and the fact that it
has a story makes it all the more
special. . .
Have a super week!
Sue

Kathy said...

Such a lovely teacup - a treasure from your grandmother! I love the delicate details - artwork!
Thank you for sharing this beautiful teacup with A Return to Loveliness,
God Bless,
Kathy

momgen said...

So pretty teacup..Happy 2nd time around Tuesday.

Mine is here

Zuzu said...

I love it, Tracie! I have my grandparent's china and silverware, which I use for everyday. So special!
Wishing you a lovely day,
Zuzu

cmoh said...

The scrolls and the pedestal are lovely. I can imagine you drinking out of this beauty your fingers caressing the scroll with memories of your grandmother.

Thanks for sharing!

Kim said...

Such a delightful blog. I'm here from Marty's party. Glad I stopped by. I'm your newest follower.
xoxo,
Kim

Terri said...

Such a beautiful tea cup! I love the dainty flowers. And even though it doesn't have feet, it is a footed cup. The gold detailing is lovely too.
Thank you so much for sharing your grandmothers china.
Hugs,
Terri

Beth said...

What a beautiful tea cup, and the fact that it was your grandmother's just makes it all the more special!
Hugs, Beth

Olga said...

Hello Tracie,

This cup is absolutely lovely. Such pretty floral design!

Thank you for your kind comments on my blog. I love gardening and will try to join Cottage Flora Thursday link party often.

Have a nice week!

cmoh said...

Tracie, just wanted to stop back by and let you know that your comments on my blog really brightened my day.

Hope you are having a wonderful day!

Hugs
Caroline

NanaDiana said...

Tracie-What a great old cup..and wonderful to know that it belonged to your grandmother! Hugs-Diana

THE BLACK BARN said...

IT IS A VERY LOVELY TEACUP!
I LOVE DE FLOWERS ON THE TEACUP.
IT IS A BEAUTY!



HAVE A NICE WEEK,

MIRANDA

Tara said...

Cute tea cup!!

Antiques And Teacups said...

Definitely Bavarian. So dainty and lovely!
Ruth

Roselle said...

I love the color combo on this. That blue is heavenly!
xo
Roselle

debi said...

Oh, I love that you have your grandmother's tea cup. It's beautiful! The pedestal and embossing are so pretty.

maría cecilia said...

Hola Tracie, you have a beautiful home and garden, I love it!!!!
Thanks so much for inviting me to participate at your thursdays gardens, I will link to you when I have another post of my garden.
cariños

michelle said...

It's beautiful Tracie, what a special treasure to have of your grandmothers. :)

Lynn said...

Such a delicate design on this lovely teacup. Made even more precious coming from your grandmother's collection. If you have not stopped over to enter my give-away please do. Blessings.

Cecilia said...

Beautiful tea cup!

Is my first time visiting your blog.

Cecilia