I do not know much about tea cups, and tea pots. Recently though I have become very interested in just how pretty they are. A simple tea cup placed the right way can really make a very nice piece of decoration. One of the best places I have found for tea cups recently has been from Auction houses. Last night when we came home there was a big package waiting for me on the porch! Once opened I realized these were some auction finds!
First up is this beautiful gold footed tea cup and saucer. I don’t know much about it, the only identifying marks on it are E-3005. Can anyone out there tell me anything about it?
Next up I scored this Royal Halsey set, very pretty. Although the cup wasn’t in the packaging, I am hoping the auctioneer still has it and will mail it to me.
Then I got this floral patterned set. I love the colors on this one; they remind me of springtime and fun!
One of the cuter things I got was from this lot, with the tiny tea cup, still not sure what I will do with it. I just couldn’t pass up this treasure! In fact the larger cup on the right is bone china!
I also managed to get these two lots of bone china. One of them is Staffordshire and the other is Royal Stafford. I love the colors of the pink and white one; in fact the cup itself reminds me of a tulip!
The last thing I want to mention from this auction is the great lot of mason jars that I somehow bought for a whopping $1. I have always loved the blue mason jars, but I can’t imagine myself paying $10 for just one at the antique stores. So I got three of them for $1. The clear glass didn’t make the trip, it ended up broken.
Overall I am very much in love with the lots I managed to get! I also got a few other things an Avon vase, and some candlestick holders. I am not sure what I am going to do with the tea cups, if they will go in the booth or if I will somehow incorporate them in my house!
I am going to try my first attempt at linking with some one! Mrs. Spencers Tea Cup Thursdays!