Tea Time 13 - Two Christmas Tea Cups

December 16, 2012
I don't run  across Christmas tea cups often when thrifting.  

This tea cup "Royal Albert Yuletide" is a beauty with the orange-red poinsettia pattern.   I paid $12 or $15 at an antique shop several years ago.

My other Christmas tea cup is made by Lefton.  I just picked this up in November at a consignment shop for $4.

It has hand painted holly.  It doesn't say on the mark, but probably made in Japan.

The Christmas tea cups are on display with the vintage angels in the desk hutch.

My next post will be a Christmas tour of my holiday decorations.

Tea Time Tuesday

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  1. I don't see many Christmas tea cups either. . .These are so lovely. . .Looking forward to the tour. . .

  2. So pretty! Love the Royal Albert...great find. Perfect for Christmas tea :)

  3. Carlene your teacups are so pretty! I don't see many while thrifting either!
    hugs, Linda

  4. Carlene, I continue to look for a Christmas tea-cup and saucer but to no avail. I will probably have to break down and buy a new one..Your's are so pretty..Happy Weekend..Judy

  5. Perfect for a Christmas tea....or coffee for me. Hope you had a wonderful celebration this weekend!

  6. Your Christmas teacups and saucers are so pretty with the lovely red and green hues. A very cute vignette on the buffet. Merry Christmas!

    Thanks, Pam

  7. I don't find Christmas tea cups at the thrift stores at all. Lucky you -- they are both wonderful. Happy Tea Day!

  8. Now you have a Christmas teacup for yourself and a friend. I like the Christmas shadow box on your sidebar.

  9. Your Christmas teacups are lovely, Carlene. I only have one which I found at a yard sale last year. Would love to find one with a Christmas flower on it. They are hard to come by around here.
    Very nice to sip tea from this time of year for you and a friend. Thank you for coming to tea and Merry Christmas to you and all those you those.


  10. Wonderful thrifting finds! Both are lovely for this season.

  11. Beautiful teacups! My favorite is the Royal Albert. Thanks for sharing!

  12. What beautiful teacups, Carlene! Happy week before Christmas.

  13. Really like the Royal Albert with the little pinecones tucked in there.
    Happy tea drinking,
    Ruthie from: http://www.ladybstimefortea.blogspot.com


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