Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Tuesdays Treasures

Today I wanted to share this lovely tea set I was given by my Husbands great aunt Bessie ,this was left to me in her will along with the other dishes in this little cabinet . These dishes once belonged to Jane Cameron who is a descendant of my husband and they were purchased in Winnipeg when her husband was an engineer for the railroad in the early 1900's.They are very delicate which is why I didn't want to take them out to take the picture ,the back of the cabinet has a mirror so you can see my camera reflexion . I feel very privileged to own these dishes along with all the others in this china cabinet . Thanks to Melody of The House on the Side of the Hill  for hosting Tuesdays Treasures and to see more treasures head on over to visit here. 
I hope you have a wonderful Tuesday and thanks for stopping by. Sheila
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  1. Sheila the tea set is devine and what a wonderful story behind it.You are lucky!!
    cheers shez

  2. WOW!!!
    These are absolutely stunning. What a treasure :-)

  3. Just gorgeous, Sheila! Treasures indeed!! I love that you know the history of them as well, which makes them extra special! :-)

  4. That is a beautiful tea set! Oh I just love that.
    I have a cousin who loves tea sets like this and has quite a nice collection.

    Isn't it fun having things like this to collect?

    Thank you for sharing!

  5. I am over here drooling....I have a dish fetish and just love these dishes...you are so fortunate to be intrusted with them. Thanks for showing.

  6. Hi sheila,
    These are exquisite and how wonderful to have something that has been in the family over 100 years. Thank you so much for sharing them with us

  7. Sheila, This china is soo beautiful & I know that it being willed to you shows how special you were to Bills aunt.She knew you would cherish & love it so much. .Dianne