Family Treasures, part 3…. hand-painted glassware

Hi And welcome to another Vintage Thingies Thursday.

I found these lovely hand-painted items in my mum’s cupboard. I love finding these treasures that have been tucked away for years. Of course, they brought back memories of my childhood growing up in, what was then, the outskirts of Sydney, NSW.

This lovely jug has 6 matching glasses. The glass is so thin, its a wonder its lasted 50+ years intact. Mum must have brought them to Australia when she moved here from Austria in the late 1940’s. The white flowers are probably edelweiss.


How’s this for a lovely vase; its about 8″ high and 6″ across, or 20 x 15 cm if you live in Australia! I thought it was a transfer, but on closer inspection it’s hand painted. The cloth in the background is all hand embroidered – see here for more.


Another jug and matching glasses, hand-painted with a grapevine motif. I love the autumn colours.


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