|This cup would be singularly
disappointing from the consultant's point of
view, as it is devoid of incident.
The large spray of thistle on the rim
indicates an unselfish life of endurance.
For the present, there is no sign of a more
The dust-pan, brush, and duster, in the
centre, point to future domestic vexations,
but the large spray of iris beside it
promises a pleasure which will far
outbalance the trifling disturbance.
Dust-pan and brush.
Large spray of iris.
The most striking features
of this cup are the various indications of
pleasure and social enjoyment. These being
shown by the cake and butterfly, while the
orchid in conjunction predicts that the
consultant's personal charm and power of
attraction will result in a future of wealth
and social distinction.
The pillar, near the rim and handle, gives a
pleasing assurance of security and loyal
friends. The bird flying from the cage
brings joyful news, that something which has
been an obstacle in the way of the
consultant's desires is about to be removed,
and much future happiness may be looked for.
The figure of the man fishing from a rock
foreshows the arrival of a visitor, who will
have some pleasant news to tell.
The toque opposite the handle, but at the
bottom of the cup, gives further evidence of
the good luck coming to this fortunate
Small stone pillar.
Cake on dish.
Man on rock fishing.
Bird cage, small bird flying from it.
Orchid with long stalk.
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