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I am sharing a Crown Staffordshire all hand painted cup and saucer in a coffee can shape or mocha shape made in England in 1908-1930s. The hand painted floral bouquets are lovely and the all hand gilded netting, accents and trim are delicious!
I fell in love when I found these cups and saucers at an antique market in England. They were hand carried home...all 8 of them...in my hand luggage. Can you tell that was before hand luggage weight limits???? Truly a work of art in a teacup!
For more info on the Crown Staffordshire cup and saucer at Antiques And Teacups, click on the photos.
I'd like to share some tea poetry from a friend and tea poet Earlene Grey. We have both advertised in the Tea House Times tea magazine and we have met at the Victoria Tea Festival. I missed her this year, her usual corner was occupied by someone else. I'll have to email & find out if all is well....
The Truth About Extravagances
Had only sufficient wealth
For a lovely string of
And an excellent pound of
That would be
Earlene has written several books of tea poetry that are a joy! To learn more about Earlene and her poetry visit her website:
And for a total change of pace...from the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, B.C......John Lennon's Rolls Royce better known as the Yellow Submarine on display in the lobby where we went to watch 2 National Geographic IMAX movies the evening of the Victoria Tea Festival. How cool is that?