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    Posted 4 years ago

    shareurpas…
    (301 items)

    Here is a really nice tea cup and saucer, both flawless and so pretty, yet not really my thing. House of Goebel, Bavaria W. Germany. This combo ended up with me deciding to purchase as I know many love these. The other piece, which I figured out what is it used for while researching (it's unmarked) is actually a tea caddy without the top. Still pretty.

    Why I posted this is I'd like you to look at the shadows, front and back or top and bottom reflections! I don't even know how this happened but I thought they were pretty amazing by themselves and probably couldn't do that again if I tried.

    I hope this has the same effect to you that it did to me! Otherwise, I suppose it's one of those "you had to be there" things.

    I'll try to get back later...I've gotta go crawl off this chair! This is the part of aging that's for the birds...I don't even wish it on them!

    Love you all!

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    1. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Thomas...I definitely know what your saying...makes you think sometimes, "That's not what I saw when I snapped it". I just think this one is so strange because the saucer and the cup have almost a double exposure or something. There are 3 reflections of just that one item. I get the one under it but it's the two above it I don't get. ;) Thanks for the love and comment! Hey, what about Ricki Lee Jones, Chuck E's in Love...and the sound track for Four Brothers (and that movie) are great! I love the 60's and 70's music!
    2. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Thank you for the boost! Much appreciated. I wish you all could see this in person, I think is has a different affect!

      mikelv85
      vetraio50
      TassieDevil
      Efesgirl

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    3. jscott0363 jscott0363, 4 years ago
      The Goebel teacup and saucer are just beautiful!! The shadows and reflections are really cool!!
    4. Caperkid, 4 years ago
      Very pretty love the caddy
    5. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Lovely items!!! Wow@ the shadows! Never saw anything like this!
    6. martika martika, 4 years ago
      Maybe a reason is the very reflective surface of the table or whatever is it and how the light from the flash bounces off it and creates this shadow on the wall.
    7. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Mr J, Thanks so much. I always love reading your comments! I agree, very cool reflections! Thanks
    8. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Caper, thank you. When I picked it up I wondered what it was besides being so pretty. It's not a transfer either, all hand done. When I was researching what I thought to be a tea caddy is how I found out that's what it was. haha and mine was not, it is an actual teapot! Finding that out was a real 'Duh" moment!!!

      https://www.etsy.com/listing/483716033/porcelain-tea-pot-elephant-tea-pot-hand?ref=shop_home_active_21
    9. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Martika, thank you for the lovely comment! I know that there is a phenomenon that happens with the camera and a plane flying by the moon, seriously, that I read once and this reminded me of it. I doubt it's the same but it's pretty darn interesting. I think you could be right about something to do with the wood table, I just don't know. I got a new lemon oil polish that beats the 'old' one I had hands down!!! I had just used the new one before taking the shot.

      Thanks again!
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Thanks to all that stopped by to show the love! I appreciate it very much ;)

      fleafinder
      LovelyPat
      magician1962
      fortapache
      rosieboo101
      AdeleC






    11. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
      Share, you've got to see this ... https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/48794828_pino-signoretto-murano-aquarium-block-20th-century
    12. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
      Don't forget to flip the pictures there are seven of them.
    13. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Rick, I did see it just now! Ours is waaaaayyy better. That one is different, that's for sure, but it's kinda creepy. He put all the sea creatures together that belong together...it's like the dark lagoon! haha Thanks for the link!
    14. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      Thank you for the loves Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse & bijoucaillouvintage, much appreciated!

    15. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 months ago
      The cup & saucer design is called “Wild Rose”. My Mother collected. I passed it on to my Daughter. It comes out during the holidays. It really is quite lovely!

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