Sunday, October 3, 2010

Flea Market Finds

I haven't found much over the last couple of months ... and so I thought to share these Japanese cups and saucers in the Blue Danube pattern.


I'm not sure how vintage they actually are ... the pattern itself commenced in 1951 and my research suggests what I found dates from somewhere between 1977 and 1996.

I was also shocked when I saw the price of a cup and saucer ... $18.95 a set when I got a set of four for the princely sum of $3!

Probably the best bargain I've ever found.

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12 comments:

♥ w o o l f ♥ said...

but it is a beautiful design!

marian said...

blue & white never loses its appeal...what a bargain too!

Erica Louise said...

ah, just beautiful! Well done. Great photograph too by the way, I love the focus on the cup

Catherine said...

beautiful! nice research, too (always nice to know you got a bargain, isn't it?)

Becky said...

They are beautiful! Lucky you on a great find :)

Leah said...

ooh, pretty! I'm a sucker for buying teacups... but only ever use mugs. I really should stop...

Irene ~ RE~VINTAGED said...

These are timeless!!
Great buy!!

zigsma said...

Yes, lovely cups and lovely photography!

sue said...

my mother-in-law had this set - all of it and I think in the process of cleaning out her house one of her sons sent the lot to an oppie.

Cherie said...

Well Done and gorgeous pic too ;)

willywagtail said...

I've always loved this design. I have a utensils holder in the same design given to me as a wedding present around 25 years ago. I think my was from copperart but there were others at the same time. Cherrie

Kylie said...

What a lovely timeless design - and what a bargin:)