A Message from Ruth at Antiques And Teacups

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Friday, September 16, 2011

Pink Saturday Ambleside Teacup and Cake Plate by Roslyn, England

Hi and welcome to my Pink Saturday post with How Sweet The Sound.

This is a wonderful mostly pink patterned bone china cup and saucer and matching cake serving plate made by Roslyn, England in the 1950s. I picked up the cake plate a year or so ago on an English buying trip, but the pattern name was unreadable. I fell in love with the pattern.  Then at an antique sale a few months ago I found the cup and saucer and finally had a name for the pattern. Ambleside! I love the pinks and lavenders of the poppies and cornflowers. Lovely! Sort of an end of summer walk among the hedgerows looking at the late wild flowers.

For more info on either the cake plate or the teacup at Antiques And Teacups, click on the photos.

I am looking forward to seeing all the fun pink posts from my blogging friends, and hopefully meeting some new ones! Have a great day!


  1. OH My, What beautiful china. The pink garland around the edge is so beautifully detailed. Thanks for your visit and info. I am posting a response on my post.

  2. What a beautiful teacup and cake plate. So elegant and feminine. Love it!

    Jocelyn @

  3. Beautiful pattern! I also love the photo of your Grandmother that is really special. Thanks for sharing, Laura Cottage and Broome

  4. This pattern is gorgeous! Love the cornflowers and daisies with the pink.

  5. Hello Ruth :)
    Happy Pink Saturday! Love the cup and saucer...what a unique saucer shape~

  6. Beautiful pink teacup! and a matching cake plate too! love the design on them, just gorgeous!

    thank you for the birthday wishes! x susan

  7. This china is beautiful...and in my favorite colors! I like the flowers all around the edges...very pretty.

  8. Oh, how lovely! "Ambleside" is a perfect name, and so English.

    Thanks for following my blog :)



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