Saturday, January 14, 2012

Limoge French Handpainted Tea Cup









I may not live at Versailles or any great castle, but my home is sweet. Sweet because of who lives here and the little things that brighten our routine. This limoge french tea cup and saucer have a shimmer like a pearl or an abalone shell. It is a handpainted set and I wonder about the painter. Did they have a lovely garden? A big family? Love? I guess I wonder about these things because that is what I have and that is what makes my home sweet.


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7 comments:

Deborah said...

That cup is so beautiful!!
I would be delighted to sip tea in that cup!

Deborah xo

ETT RÖTT MONOGRAM said...

It´s a lovely cup, i love it.
Wish you a happy sunday
Hugs
AnnaMaria

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Can you imagine how much time artisans spent painting those beautiful pieces?

Your photos are lovely. I think I just may make myself a cup of tea this morning. :@

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

What a pretty set! I love the shimmer.

Fiffiga Systrar said...

Your cup is absolutely gorgeous!! And tha way you appreciate your home and your life... wonderful!

Thank you for great inspiration. A perfect way to brighten up this grey and rainy tuesday morning.

We wish you a lovely day!
Love & Hugs
Elin & Emelie

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

So lovely~ thank you for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday!

michele said...

The craft and skill it takes to work on these cups is awe inspiring. I would probably be afraid to actually use one for fear of dropping it.