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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Pink Saturday

As I was dusting in the living room, I stopped my chore to actually admire my late mother-in-law's fine china.  I have noticed she had a collection of fine china tea cups.
When I mentioned this to Hubby, he informed me that most of his mother's china came from her mother and grandparents.  The china sets were divided between my mother-in-law and her two sisters.
 I love the soft pinks and greens with a touch of gold on the two teacups. 

 Some of her china is displayed on the hutch made by Hubby's grandfather.
 
 I thought that these teacups had the identical design, but when looking closely, I noticed that the flowers were different even though they share the same color scheme.
I have to say that this teacup and saucer is my favorite! 
I love the shape of the saucer and teacup, as well as the embossing details.

 I wish I had gotten to know my mother-in-law better, and have learned about the history of her prized possessions.  She passed away three years later after Hubby and I got married.
 


3 comments:

  1. You are right ,they are so beautiful and the design come fro the last century.
    If one day you come to France and especially Limoges,you will be able to visit différentes china's manufactories and there you will see so beautiful pieces.
    Have a nice day.

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  2. Wonderful post!
    I LOVE vintage china. Especially the ones with roses. There will never be any as lovely as the old pieces. They are true works of art.
    Love your corner cabinet!! I bought one very similar at a garage sale last year. We are currently renovating our kitchen and dining room. When we finish..... the cabinet will go in the dining room and lovingly display my vintage china.
    You are a girl after my own heart! Hope you will visit me, too.
    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Elizabeth
    The Porcelain Rose

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  3. The china is beautiful. Tea cups and saucers are a joy to own and use.

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