Monday, September 26, 2011

Teacup Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Teacup, Wreaths For the Door

Welcome to Teacup Tuesday. I am joining the blogs at the bottom of the post and others for this special tea themed blog party day.

I want to share a fabulous Aynsley, England teacup made to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.

I really love the dark cobalt blue background. There is applied raised enamel paint on the flag and other areas, and lots of burnished gold trim and overlay. Aynsley is always a wonderful manufacturer and they did a wonderful job on this special occasion teacup.

For more info on the teacup at Time Was Antiques, click on the photos.

This is a fall leaves wreth from the September/October 2008 issue of Victoria Magazine. I love Victoria and was a charter subscriber when they began back in 1988. I also subscribed when they started up again with a new publisher. My favorite!

And from my own front door, a wreath of  fabric leaves and filmy, metallic gold accented ribbon that I made. The white door made it difficult to photograph, but....

Here are the wonderful blog parties I am joining today. Please visit them and enjoy a wonderful day!

Victoria - A Return to Loveliness
Teacup Tuesday
Teacup Tuesday
Wanda Lee~ 
Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday
Teapot and Tea Things Tuesday
Wanda Lee~ 
Tea For Two and Wednesday Tea For Me and Thee
Tea Party Tuesday
Lady Katherine~ 
Teatime Tuesday
Teatime Tuesday 


Johanna said...

Hi Ruth,
what a pretty tea cup. It is truly antique and I like the young Elizabeth on the picture. So charming. Thank you so much for sharing.
Best greetings, Johanna

Snap said...

Lovely commorative cup and love your fall wreath! Happy Tea Day!

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi: You always have the most amazing tea cups. This one is no exception. Just love it! Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

Antiques And Teacups said...

How fun! Love the wreath & the teacup is gorgeous!

Terri said...

Hello Ruth,
You have shared a real gem! (at least to me!). I love commemorative china, and this cup has to be one of the best I have seen. The cobalt blue is really stunning, and I love the Queen's pic at the top there. The whole design is gorgeous! Thank you so much for showing it to us.

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