Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Teatime Tuesday

 Welcome to Teatime Tuesday!  


Today I want to show you my most interesting tea cup.  It is a lovely soft aqua color and has really interesting details.


 Here is the marking on the bottom of the teacup - I've tried to Google this but am not finding it.  Any one familiar with this company?


 The saucer is just a bit darker in color than the tea cup.


 I think the details are really stunning - 


 It is very fine china - very thin...


 Loveliness...

I bought this teacup in Vermont about 2 years ago.  I don't use it often but I do use it.  It's just lovely.

I am having such fun getting to know new friends that love tea and all things tea related as well.

Thanks for joining me today - don't forget to visit Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage for Teatime Tuesday.  And Lady Katherine's Tea Parlor.  
I am also joining Trish at Lily-Rose Cottage for L.A.C.E.
 

17 comments:

  1. I love the new look of the blog! Bright and cheerful! The tea cup is really pretty- it has great shape! Don't you just wonder who else has sipped out of it!? Thanks for the peek!

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  2. Nothing nicer than a cup of tea out of a beautiful cup.

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  3. I'm not a big tea-drinker, but I sure enjoy the beauty of fine tea cups & saucers! This is unusual, isn't it?

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  4. Such a pretty cup! It reminds me of a cameo!

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  5. Near as I can tell, your cup would date between 1907-1956. I believe the company is still in production today. I just Googled Rosenthal Bavaria China. you might try looking on Replacments.com - they have loads and loads of patterns, etc. Beautiful set!

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  6. The china is beautiful! I echo the previous comment. Your blog looks so cheery!

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  7. You forgot to mention that in honor of Tea Time Tuesday we are going to Pemberly Tea Room for lunch. Just a date with Mama and Daughter!

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  8. Oh, Deanna! That is a stunning cup! I love the lace-like design works on it - and such an unusual color! Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!
    Joy!
    Miss Kathy

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  9. Wow! I love the aqua color and the lacy design .. it looks raised???!!!! So beautiful! Great find! Happy Tea Day!

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  10. Stunning is the exact word that I was going to use! Yes, I have seen other rosenthal pieces and they too had that creamy thick glaze look, and the raised detail. I LOVE it!

    Blessings, Debbie

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  11. Hi Deanna,
    Oh my, what a pretty teacup and in my favourite colour too! It is just beautiful with its lovely embossed design and shape. It does remind one of a cameo. I have never seen one like it. It truly is a delight to the eyes. I am so happy you have shared this with Tea Time. I am a new follower and it's very nice to 'meet' you. Have a delightful day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  12. Like the blog look! Love the tea cup more though! That is a beautiful one.

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  13. Deanna, that set is absolutely beautiful!
    I love the colour and the exquisite pattern!
    It reminds me a lot of Wedgewood - which I also love.
    You have some very lovely pieces in your collection :-)
    Thank you for sharing this for LACE today.
    Have a blessed week..Trish

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  14. Hi Deanna,
    Pretty, Pretty, Pretty. Your cup and saucer are unusual.....love the blue and white pattern.
    God Bless
    Barb from Australia

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  15. Very very pretty..I love aqua color.. and turquoise I would love to have one of these..Janice your newest blogger..from spoonwither.blogspot.com..thank you

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  16. Hi Deanna, your tea set is the perfect color. So unique and lovely! I'm visiting from LACE. God Bless.

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  17. What a lovely cup and saucer. It looks so delicate, especially that beautiful handle.

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