This petite little teacup is my very favorite one I’ve ever found! It’s got a lovely pearlized finish and little blue bubbles. I call it my “mermaid teacup.” It was made by Limoges and an internet source dates the mark from between
Gorgeous cup and saucer. When I had my shop I LOVED all the cups and saucers that would come in. I always thought it would be wonderful to have a collection and when you serve tea everyone gets a different cup and saucer!
Tea and coffee arrived in Britain in the middle of the seventeenth century. The East India Company brought delicate porcelain teapots and tea bowls from China. The growing fashion for tea drinking in mid eighteenth century inspired the British and Europea