I went to my favorite resale shop on my lunch break today and didn't find anything I wanted so on my way back to work I stopped at a crappy old thrift store and look what I found !I love them.
But these 2 handled dainty cream soup cups took my eye. The are marked France. I don't know if I will ever use them but couldn't leave them sitting on the floor in a shoe box at the thrift store, could you? They are just 3 inch across. Most 2 handled soups are over 4 1/2 inches
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What treasures! I adore those cups. I never find things so lovely.ReplyDelete
I think it's CAV??? I would LOVE to have those cups, gorgeous! And guess what? I have that same clock! Got mine at Goodwill a while back lol Small world (and great minds think alike, no?!) xo KathleenReplyDelete
How amazing! I don't think I've ever seen fancy bowls like these! WOW! You did GREAT! Yay for old ugly thrift stores! heehee! Hugs!ReplyDelete
These are so pretty. I couldn't pass them by either. I can't make out the monogram, I have some silverware with various monograms (I collect it) and I have a lot of problems with that, too! lol!ReplyDelete
Wow! You sure did fabulous my friend. I totally love that clock and of course the monogramed soup cups, just lovely!ReplyDelete
So lovely! I have a couple of two-handled cups and had no idea they were for soup...thanks for the info!ReplyDelete
I think the 2 handled cups are for 'cream soup' bowl and saucer; usually they are about 4-5 inches in diameter and used to serve a first course of pureed soup at meals with a light menu. Very chi-chi :). Love them!!!ReplyDelete
Janice, I just love to read your posts and see what you have discovered. I love clocks and those soup cups are adorable. I would use those for other things besides soup, i.e. a pretty dessert. You will find uses for them, I am sure. BlessingsReplyDelete
Great deal! Love the clock too. I am kind of an antique nut, and you can never pass up a clock with character.ReplyDelete
How lovely! I would love a set of monnogramed tea cups.ReplyDelete
Very pretty!! I agree with the person above who suggested the initials might be CAV. I wonder who the original owner was! xxReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing at SYC!
What a lovely find!!! Some of my best finds are from our run down old thrift store! Most of them are from garage sales though! Thank-you so much stopping by today, and have a great rest of your week!ReplyDelete
What a lucky find! I believe the monogram is CAN. BarbaraReplyDelete
Hi Janice, it is CAN. They are so elegant and they look like Limoges. They are for bullion. :)ReplyDelete
Great finds! Talk to you soon,
Those cups are stunning! I have never, ever, found a two-handle one. Really something special.ReplyDelete
I am so happy you gave them a loving home!!!!!ReplyDelete
You never know where you will find treasures. The clock and soup bowls are lovely.ReplyDelete
Those cups are beautiful. Thanks for visiting me too. SheilaReplyDelete
Wow! Great finds! You should stop in that store more often!!!ReplyDelete
What a stunning blog you have, my dear, new friend, I'm following with such a joy !ReplyDelete
I'm so glad for your comment on ~ My little old world ~ and sorry you had some troubles for reading it in English, believe me, I distrust of every translator from Italian into English, they reverse the true meaning of the phrases, so I do translate by myself and you can find the English version between the text in Italian and the comments !
May your weekend be filled with love and joy,
sending gentle hugs to you
I couldn't have left them either. They are gorgeous! Love th emonogram and the gold details. You could serve sorbet in them or perhaps a boullion as a starter. Great find!ReplyDelete
What a deal! I adore those pretty cups and saucers. Thanks so much for sharing your thrifty thrift store finds with Talk of the Town.ReplyDelete
What a treat for the eyes! I love this blog. I am so happy you left a message on one of our blogs so that we could find this treasure chest. It's nice that there are other "hunters and gatherers" out there with our addiction. And the cream soups are to die for.....ReplyDelete
What a treasure!!! I couldn't have left them either!!! Great find!!!ReplyDelete
Happy Pink Saturday!!
Very pretty clock and those cups are just elegant. They would be perfect in a glass front cupboard even if you never use them!ReplyDelete
$10 I am SO jealous! I would eat fruit, ice cream, yogurt...so many things in them! Your post is such a happy addition to Thoughts of Home on Thursday. Thank you SO much for sharing the joy.ReplyDelete
Have a wonderful weekend!
That is an amazing price!ReplyDelete
You found beautiful things.
Isn't that just great fun?
Thank you for sharing this at Thoughts of Home on Thursday. We are so glad you are here.
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That is a darling clock and the soup bowls - I guess broth really. They are so elegant. the clock is really nice and so glad it worked for you. We are busy just putting everything broken back together. We went to Pendulum Bob's today and he fixed 1 clock for free and also showed us what to do with another. We left the cuckoo clock but it never worked even before we moved so hopefully they can fix it. Tomorrow is supposed to be cold but Sunday I may be working in the garden! I am loving Missouri.
I love the clock and the soup cups. They are so elegant looking. I wouldn't have left them there either! Have a great weekend.ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing your absolutely beautiful soup cups with SYC.ReplyDelete
Oh my gosh - what a bargain you received! I love these delicate little cups. Are they Limoges? And the clock is perfect, too. Wishing you a wonderful day, Pat :)ReplyDelete
What a great find! Thanks for sharing with Home Sweet Home!ReplyDelete
These are so gorgeous! They look like Haviland Limoges...so pretty!ReplyDelete
When I was looking at the first picture of the clock, I was like ..wow look at those cups! So yes great buy!ReplyDelete
The clock and the soup cups are lovely and I think $10 was a steal...ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for stopping by!!
The soup cups are amazing! Great find. Thanks for sharing with us on Thursday Favorite Things.ReplyDelete
Score! I love them and the clock as well. Thanks for sharing with SYC.ReplyDelete
Hey Janice, just wanted to let you know your fabulous finds will be featured at tomorrow's Vintage Charm party! Thank you for sharing!ReplyDelete
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