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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Teacup Thursday Rosina Painted On Transfer

Thanksgiving evening. Hope you had or are having a wonderful day. Just dawned on me it is Thursday! And that means Teacup Thursday with Miss Spenser! Thanksgiving can do that to a girl!!! So here is my choice today by a favorite manufacturer, Rosina England from the 1940s.









You probably know how I love hand colored on transfer pieces, and this one certainly qualifies! The coloring is just so individual on all the teacups. Rosina began in 1941 by devolving from a split in G. Warrilow & Sons at the Queen's Pottery in Longton, Staffordshire. Warrilow had begun in 1887 and included Queens China. Rosina and Queens continued until 1983 when the pottery was closed. Sigh...


For more on the Rosina hand colored on transfer teacup at Antiques And Teacups, click on the photos.





A last 2 photos for Thanksgiving. The first is an English harvest decoration and the second in from the November/December 2009 issue of Victoria magazine.  We had our Thanksgiving dinner with 200 folks at our church, Sequim Community Church, which is a tradition. Our kids are several states away and with in-laws so we love to get together with friends for a potluck Thanksgiving in the fellowship hall. Always fun!


Have a wonderful evening with friends and family. And don't get up TOOO early tomorrow!


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4 comments:

  1. OMG, there's no end to your gorgeous teacups! I'm in awe everytime I come to your beautiful blog and see your stunning teacups and this set it's no difference! Have fun at black friday and get great burgains. Thanks for sharing. FABBY

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  2. Your teacup is so unusual,I haven't seen that pattern before. So pleased you enjoyed your thanksgiving celebration. Have a nice weekend x j

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  3. This is such a beautiful teacup - it's so vivid and bright!!

    Jem xXx

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  4. Beautiful teacup unlike any I have seen.It reminds me of flower-garden seed catalog illustrations.I can imagine someone sitting by the fireplace,sipping tea from this cup while poring over the seed catalogs on a cold winter day.

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