The Museum of Fortune Telling Tea Cups and Saucers is building a gallery of detailed images of dozens of fortune teller's tea cups and saucers, including patent drawings for a number of divination cups, books about tasseomancy, and historical overviews of the designers and manufacturers of tea leaf readers' cups.
Until we upload all of our gallery pages, which will allow you to click on the name of any teacup maker or tea cup name to see more pictures of that cup and saucer and read about the set, you may peruse this tantalising list of Designers, Makers, Manufacturers, and Fortune Telling Tea Cup Names.
TEA CUP MAKERS AND MARKERS
Makers are designers and pottery manufacturing companies; the term also includes those who have filed for and were granted fortune telling tea cup design patents for which no examples have yet been found, and who may not have actually ever manufactured the patented designs.
Markers are distributors who engage the services of Makers and place their personal or company names in the glaze of the pottery before firing or who distribute the cups with their personal or company names printed on the accompanying hang-tags, boxes, sales brochures, booklets, pamphlets, or instruction sheets.
TEA CUP NAMES, OFFICIAL AND UNOFFICIAL
Official Tea Cup Names are those placed in the glaze the pottery before firing or printed on the accompanying hang-tags, boxes, sales brochures, booklets, pamphlets, or instruction sheets.
Unofficial Tea Cup Names are those bestowed by collectors, usually when referring to unmarked tea cups or to a class of cups that share a similar design feature.
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