Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Tea Cup Tuesday!

Yikes I am late again this week!  But I did make it!  My first cup I'm sharing today was a gift from my aunt.  She is the one who started my collection and for that I am so grateful.  It's stamp says made in USSR.  I saw a lot of these in shops when I went to Alaska.  I bought my niece the tea pot when I was there but for some reason I didn't have the sense to buy myself one!  



My second cup was given to by my daughter in law.  It belonged to her grandmother and she asked me if I would like it.  How lucky was that?  I just love it!  It's a very dainty design and the cup is quite thin. I guess people used to use them rather than just display them but not me!  


Thank you again to Martha & Terri for another fun Tuesday!




18 comments:

  1. oh i love Havilland.. my all time fave after Royal Albert.. now you got such lovely teacups! love it!

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  2. A big thank you to your Aunt for starting your collection with such a lovely cup from Russia! I'm a big Havilland fan and what a nice gift from your daughter-in-law. You are getting all the relatives involved in your collection! Wonderful!

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  3. Hi Denise, This is the first time I've ever seen a cup that is made in the USSR! How wonderful to have one in your collection :) And even before reading about your 2nd cup I could tell that it was a Limoges...and what a beautiful cup it is, and how special to have it given to you by your DIL :)

    Happy Teacup Tuesday!

    Warmest hugs, Brenda

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  4. Hi Denise!
    Those teacups are beautiful! I don't know if have ever seen any USSR tea cups..that one is very pretty!
    Happy Tea!
    Lorena

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  5. I love your Tea Cups.
    Having a tea with you has been a pleasure
    Love

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  6. Love your teacups Miss D! I've never seen one from the USSR! Wow!

    I hope your sweet baby shoe arrived and that it's to your liking!

    Love to you from blazzZZZZing HOT Oklahoma!

    xoRebecca

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  7. Lovely teacups, I agree with everyone, never seen one from USSR and it is a wonderful color of blue.

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  8. Very beautiful, never seen a tea cup made in USSR....Love it.
    Blessings,
    Virginia

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  9. Hi Denise,

    What a beautiful teacup with pink roses! My favorite! How nice it was from your daughter-in-law. thanks for sharing it with us.

    Debbie

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  10. Nice cups, beautiful. I have seen Russian pots and cups and they often are blue and gold combo like this one...gorgeous, aren't they!

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  11. Oh wow Denise that first one from Russia is amazing, what a fabulous cup and saucer. A person could decorate a whole house around that cup!
    The other 2 are lovely also but I have to say that first cup will linger in my memory for quite awhile! Thanks for showing it!
    Tina xo

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  12. Hi Denise!
    You always showcase the prettiest teacups! So elegant and sweet just like you :-)
    I've never ever seen a mark from the USSR and it must be very rare! It looks so similar to flow blue. And looks handpainted? Can you imagine making such precise delicate lines!
    I see you added some new pics of your gorgeous roses and I didnt know there was a LeAnn Rimes . . . so there must also be a Carrie Underwood too!
    Hope you are keeping cool in sunny CA!!
    Big Hugs and Smiles,
    Lynn

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  13. Denise, both your cups are gorgeous! I love the blue and gold one from the USSR. That is a really fab cup and saucer!
    And your limoges is so very pretty. I have some similar and I love them.
    Thank you for sharing them both with us today.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  14. And you can't have mine ;)
    I love the Havilland cup.

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  15. Hi: You shared a Haviland, Limoges. My heart just skips a beat when I see Limoges. They are so beautiful. Thank you for always sharing such beautiful treasures with us. Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

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  16. Hi Denise,
    What lovely teacups....they are all exquisite, but I was enchanted with the one from the USSR.
    I have not come across anything from there in my travels...I love Haviland, Limoges and have plates and two cups and saucers in that very pattern!
    Luv'n'hugs,
    Jil

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  17. Hi Denise- These are two lovely teacups. The one from USSR is just a joy to see. The paint is so elegant and playful. They both have such lovely memories attached to them. Thank you fro sharing them and take care.

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  18. Hi again,
    Also please enter my name again for being a follower today. I tried in the past to become a follower, but there was a glitch. It worked today! Yeah!
    Linda

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