Tea Time 6 - Mayfair Yellow

I am continuing my weekly teacup and saucer series "Tea Time" today with a bright yellow tea cup and saucer from Mayfair China, England.

This Mayfair teacup has no exterior pattern. Just a beautiful little bouquet of pink and blue flowers to enjoy each time you take a sip of tea.


This made in Japan figurine, the "yellow tambourine lady" complements the yellow teacup. The book "The Shell Seekers", by Rosamunde Pilcher was a recent purchase for $2 at a Friends of the Public Library sale.


Also beautiful gold edging.






I added this teacup and saucer to my collection last month for $4. I walked by it a few days at the consignment shop, because it's not my usual taste in teacups, but I eventually had to give it a "good home".









Tea Time Tuesday




17 comments:

  1. The yellow is just so pretty! For $4, how could you go wrong?

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  2. Hi Carlene: That is a bright, beautiful little tea cup. The little nosegay inside is just right to give it a softer feel. Couldn't you set a very pretty tea table if you had a few of those same pieces, with a daffodil centerpiece in the spring?.Happy Sunday..Judy P.S. I love the new look.

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  3. Very different this adorable yellow teacup and saucer and better yet, for just $4..she had go home with you! Love the small bouquet inside it too. Have a terrific week.
    FABBY

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  4. It's beautiful Carlene, and so bright and cheerful JUST LIKE your little tambourine lady...AND I see you are about the journey into Rosamunde Pilchers world too. AHHH, Life is good!
    Enjoy a beautiful week,
    sipping lots of delicious tea,
    Big Hugs,
    Donna

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  5. that lovely china cup
    is sitting atop
    a book that i love
    from my favorite author!

    alison

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  6. Yellow is my favorite color and I love it Carlene.

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  7. Love your tea cup, but my eye was really caught by the book under it. I love Rosamunde Pilcher! As matter of fact I'm in the process of rereading Winter Solstice, just because I like how it takes me away - to a different place!

    - The Tablescaper

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  8. Bright and cheery is that cup! I am not a fan of flowery tea cups but that one is just right! SO cute!

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  9. This Tea cup is so bright and Beautiful it just makes you happy when you look at it, like a bright Sunny Day..

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  10. Hi Carlene,
    Your teacup has happy written all over it! The wee bouquet inside just makes it so cute. I read The Shell Seekers years ago. What could be better than a cup of tea and a good book? Thank you for joining me for tea today and enjoy your week.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  11. Beautiful teacup! I've never seen one with such a lovely bright yellow and the pretty flower inside. I'm glad you gave it a good home!
    Nancy

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  12. The book looks interesting, and the cup is sweet in it's simplicity

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  13. I have nothing like this cup. It is so vibrantly yellow and cheerful looking!

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  14. So she is a rescue cup! Lol! I think she is a sweet vintage Mayfair cup. I love how vibrant the yellow is, and her flowers are very retro too. Great find!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  15. What a beautiful tea cup-- yellow is such a happy color. I love your figurine. She's so pretty and matches your tea cup quite well.

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  16. Ha Ha .. Some things are just meant to be ... How could anyone resist that lovely sunny glow ... of the mayfair teaset. You lovely figurine is a real find.... ENJOY your day !!! Hugs

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