A Message from Ruth at Antiques And Teacups

Welcome to the blog of Antiques And Teacups! Let's share a cup of tea and talk about the things we love...like teacups, antiques, collectibles, visiting England, antiquing and learning about victoriana and quirky gadgets. Fun!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Tea Pot and Tea Things Tuesday, Teacup Tuesday

Tea Time Tuesday, Tea Pot And Tea Things Tuesday, Tuesday Tea For Two are posts I look forward to...not only do I LOVE anything tea related, but I get to see the wonderful things others have to share. My idea of a wonderful blog party!!!


I wanted to share green this week, but it was a bit difficult. But I found items that do have green elements and green trim.  As some of you have figured out...I am a Shelley China lover. So...








Here is a Shelley China teacup in the Hulme's Rose pattern with green trim in the Ludlow shape. The lobed shape is so feminine and I love the floral bouquet pattern. Shelley is such delicate bone china. I love the curl on the top of the handle. For more info about the teacups at Antiques And Teacups, click on the photos.


Spring is really a state of mind. A renaissance of the sap of life in your veins...a looking forward to warmth and color after the more monochromatic winter. We took a walk this afternoon...rain is forecast for the rest of the week on and off. But then, it is the Pacific Northwest!


For my teapot...here is a Wedgwood teapot with matching cream and sugar from Antiques And Teacups. The shape is called Edme, it's made in Queen's Ware or creamware and is a pretty botanical I haven't found the name for yet. And...it has green trim! For more info, click on the photos.









16 comments:

  1. Wow, all such lovely pieces! I love the little bouquet inside the teacup! I don't have any green teacups either, guess I need to work on that. LOL
    ~Donna~

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  2. Hi Ruth,
    I love your Shelley teacup! I have only one myself and would love to find some others. Your Wedgwood set is lovely too. Thank you for coming by and having tea with me today. Hope you have a wonderful week!

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  3. You are right - it is a state of mind! Happiness and joy come from within and with contentment. Love your teacup and teapot! They're gorgeous!
    Thank you for joining A Return to Loveliness!
    Kathy

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  4. Wow what beautiful pieces! The teacup is gorgeous!

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

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  5. my oh my! i really love your shelley teacup! one of my fave household name and I've yet to have one in my collection! thanks for sharing and have a great week!
    xo
    fitty

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  6. Oh my! What a beautiful Shelley teacup! I love it!!

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  7. I love your Shelley tea cup with the green handle! The flowers are so pretty and the shape very pleasing. I am growing more and more fond of Shelley lately and am keeping an eye out for them. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous cup and tea pot with us.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  8. Very pretty tea cup and tea set. Delicate, Spring-like, perfect for this time of year. I will add your DIL to my prayer list. May I ask what kind of heart surgery she is having? Blessings.

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  9. Everything is lovely today,but the Shelley cup takes the prize. The word pristine comes to mind when I look at this fresh cup!

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  10. What a gorgeous tabletop setting! I just love the Shelley teacup!

    Have a beautiful day!

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  11. what a lovely depiction of spring!
    thoroughly enjoyed your share & inspired to think cheery spring thoughts!
    blessings Ruth ! HaPpY Pancake Tuesday...")

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  12. Such a lovely teacup! gorgeous! adorable!
    cheers
    Fábio
    Rio de Janeiro - Brasil

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  13. Beautiful china! Love your post about the royal wedding, the tea bags are too fun! Just now visiting from Tues. teatimes!
    Sherry

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