Wednesday, December 26, 2012

New Teacup and Saucer

I really wasn't looking for a new teacup and saucer.  I was actually looking for a teapot--the perfect teapot with fruit on it to be exact.  However while at a flea market a few weeks back and while looking for that teapot (which I never did find, by the way), my eye immediately noticed this beautiful teacup and saucer.  Isn't it pretty?  The price was right, and I bought it. 

It is "Tapestry Rose" by Paragon.  While I was checking it over for cracks and chips, the man thunked the edge of the teacup with his finger and it "rang".  He said that that is the way one checks for hidden cracks.  If it does not "ring" and instead "thuds" it has a crack or chip somewhere.  I didn't know that!  So not only did I have a pretty teacup and saucer, but I learned something new too.


PlainJane said...

Oh, I didn't know that either. Thanks for passing on the tip. Beautiful tea cup!!!

Unknown said...

Yup! That 'thunk' s a sure tell way.
Gorgeous cup, Michelle.

Happy New Year ~

deb said...

I think that is the most beautiful tea cup and saucer I've seen yet!! Gorgeous. Great tip too!