martedì 1 giugno 2010


Carissime amiche,
è passata un'altra settimana ed è già martedì... il nostro Tea Cup Tuesday di Martha e Terri. Mentre girovagavo per l'appartamento alla ricerca di una tazza da mostrare questa sera, mi sonoo imbattuta in questa coppia di tazze di porcellana giapponesi, con i loro deliziosi piattini di bamboo.
Appartenenti ad un servizio di non so quanti pezzi, una volta arrivate al misero numero di due mi sono state regalate da mia suocera. avevo completamente dimenticato di averle, così come avevo dimenticato quanto fossero belle e nobili. se vista controluce, traspare il volto di una geisha. Una vera preziosità.
Dear friends,
it's already one week since my last post and being Tuesday we are ready for the great fun of Martha's and Terri's Tea Cup Tuesday. Altough I'm very tired today and all I can think of is going to bed, I couldn't miss joining the fun.
While I was looking around the apartment for something to be shown tonight I realized I had a wonderful couple of Japanese bone china cups that had been given to me by my mother in law some twenty years ago, before the entire set turned into debris.
I love the set. find it so elegant and refined and if you expose the bottom of the cup to a source of light, through the porcelain you'll see the beautiful face of a geisha. A truly pretty effect and two very beautiful cups with their bamboo saucers. I love their turquoise color and the dainty oriental flower bouquets on the inside of the cup. I'm so glad they ended up in my hands, and could make good use of them for our tea cup tuesday.


Go visit Martha and Terri and check out all the lovelies shared by our Tea Cup Tuesday friends. Enjoy your tour and have a great rest of the week.

XO Rita

19 commenti:

  1. Hello Rita- I love lithophane teacups. I have three. The robin egg color of these is gorgeous. Here is a great site to help you figure out which geisha you have Take care

  2. Rita my sweet...these cups are absolutely lovely. This color has been my favorite lately, and your showing these beautiful pieces gives me even more love for this color. You have a couple of real gems here; take care and put them back in a safe place!

    I hope that you are getting your rest have been so busy, as well as myself. Summer vacation is beginning for me in two weeks!!

    Bisous ma belle, Anita

  3. Hello, very pretty teacups, love the color!

    Happy Teacup Tuesday!
    Warmest, Brenda

  4. Hello Rita, what gorgeous special cups! The coloring is amazing!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to share them with us today.

  5. Hello Rita..Happy TT! Lovely tea cups today..take care and have a great rest of the week!


  6. Hi Rita..wonderful...these are so pretty!! Fabulous!!

  7. Rita, that is one lovely set! the blue colour really enhance the beauty of the teacups! very pretty!

  8. Sono splendide rita, davvero belle belle! Un misto di eleganza antica (le rose dipinte all'interno è tipoco delle porcellana di un tempo) e moderna (la tinta unita dell'esterno e il piattino di bambu' si accostano ai servizi moderni)!!! peccato siano rimaste solo due!

  9. Long distance greetings Rita

    What beautiful teacups and such a gorgeous shade of blue!!
    Thank you for sharing your pretty treasures!


  10. ciao Rita, veramente bellissime le tazze come è sempre stupendo il tuo blog, è sempre un piacere sfogliarlo.


  11. Thank you for visiting me for Tea Cup Tuesday. I have enjoyed your cups you chose to share with us. I also enjoy hearing the history behind all of these treasures.

  12. Che bellissime e preziose sono ...peccato dalle foto non riesco a vedere la Geisha....ottima scelta per questa settimana!!

  13. Your tea-cups are phantastic, dearest Rita!!!!!!!
    Ciao, cara mia & big hugs,

  14. Rita,
    These are so pretty!!

    I just adore the color!!


  15. Wow Rita!
    Nice to meet you.
    You are in Italy, that is so great!! I'm Italian, but have never been. Hate flying!!
    Glad you like my lamp shades, you should see what I do with crowns.
    You have a lovely blog as well.
    Have a happy weekend!

  16. hola Rita, preciosas tazas!
    un abrazo, Olga

  17. Hi Rita, So happy that you remember me and made a comment..I am such a bad blogger that I dont really have to many visiting my blog. My fault..I have been taking care of my granddaughter 4 days a not much time to do anything. But now I will be only taking care of her 2 1/2 days a wk...But still Im lazy about taking pictures and just I guess blogging. Always think of things I could blog about but it doesnt happen.
    I read your last post..I also have a made in japan demi cup and saucer with the lady in the bottom of the cup if you put it up to the light.Ive had it since I was a child..and believe me it is really old...dont tell anyone but I just turned 63. I cant believe I have gotten that old. Since you love china dishes I will tell you about some dishes I have. THey Old Hall Ivory ware. The dishes are ivory with nose gays all over them.My mother inhereted them from her aunt after passing..then I got them after my mom passed away. They are beautiful. One of these days I will take a picture of them so you can see what Im talking about.
    Well looks like I have wrote a book. So I should send this off. Ive been painting but not much.I have a big cabinet door to paint for this gal that owns an antique shop ..called Wisteria Cottage. I have to paint wisteria on it also. I have done some signs for her before so I have another to I keep putting if off so will have to get at it. Hope you find a new home and hope your job is okay..dont worry about your daughter..things will work out and maybe she will just decide she doesnt want to date him anymore...hopefully Take care...sally

  18. Hi Rita:) I love your china cups - so feminin and pretty. The color is one of my favorites:)
    Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

  19. Hello Rita,
    Thanks for visiting my blog today and leaving such a nice comment.

    I'm visiting you today and I think your blog is very nice. I love your delicate and pretty teacups.