Monday, June 28, 2010

Tea Cup Tuesday with Martha and Terri!

At a used antiques and furniture store, Sanford and Kid, in North Adams, Massachusetts, good deals can almost always be found.

The owner apparently goes to estate sales in different parts of New England to find things to stock his store which opens only Fridays through Sundays.

While looking through shelves filled with a diverse assortment of "junk,"  I spotted a whole set of plain but lovely teacups.   They are creamy white with gold rims and  pink roses right inside the cups. There are also a few gold, patterned leaves on the saucers and near the pink roses.

On the bottom, it reads H&E Selb,  Bavaria, Germany, Heinrich.

The Heinrich company was founded in 1904 and has produced thousands of china pieces in a startling array of patterns and colors.

In the end, I bought only one of the teacups because I honestly don't need a whole set. It's quite simple, delicate, and lovely.  Who could resist it for only $1?

For a look at more great tea cups, check the blogs of the two sweethearts who host Tea Cup Tuesday, Martha and Terri, at  http://www.martha'



Linda @ A La Carte said...

That is a lovely teacup and saucer for $1 and I am so happy you got one for your collection. Very pretty!

Chatty Crone said...

So delicate - love the gold leaf. Sandie

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Susan: I just got the box of books late this afternoon. I am going to be busy for a while. I just love books. Thank you so much for sending them to me. We should have been sisters we like so many of the same things. I love your new tea cup. It is stunning. I can't believe the price. Thank you so much for sharing. Blessings and Hugs, Martha

Linda O'Connell said...

Simply elegant!

Bookie said...

These cups just invite a nice oolong tea!

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Brenda-shabbycatsandroses said...

A lovely and elegant teacup, and for only a $1 !! Great treasure you found :)

Happy Teacup Tuesday!
Warmest, Brenda

parTea lady said...

That lovely teacup has such a simple elegance. What a wonderful find for a dollar.

Terri said...

Oh what a beautiful and delicate cup! And for a buck, that is amazing!
I really love the detailed gold leaves too.
Thank you so much for joining in today and showing us your beautiful rose cup.

Dianne said...

Simple but elegant... it's lovely...

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

such lovely teacup with gold lining.. and what a great find too!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Very pretty, Susan! Who could resist it especially for a dollar?


Anonymous said...

That is a gorgeous tea cup. What a deal!

Sharon Colaco D'Souza said...

Such a beautiful design!You should come to India and visit our flea markets. You are sure to find lots of teacups and bowls from the British Raj:)


Ldy ~~ Dy said...

Very pretty teacup and at a wonderful price!!

Appleshoe said...

Lovely teacup and quite the deal. Your photo's from New England are lovely, very peaceful. Take care.

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