Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Augarten Summer Colours

Viennese Porcelain Manufactury Augarten
Mirror in the Entrance Hall

Delicate Heart-Shaped Porcelain Bowls
Hand-painted "Old Viennese Rose" pattern at the top
"Forget-Me-Nots" at the bottom

Rose Petals
Augarten Palace Gardens

Rosebush in Bloom
Light and shadows of the midday sun

Pink Snapdragon and Blue Sage
The sprinkler has just passed
a border of summer flowers
along one of the palace's greens

Blue Summer Sage
rows and rows of it
along the path to the manufactory building

Sage-lined Path
leading from the main entrance
to the Augarten Porcelain Manufactury

Pink Geraniums
by the main entrance

Photographed by Merisi
May 2009


  1. Is that your beautiful shoe/toe?
    Lovely bunch of related images...

  2. wonderful season, wonderful time, with colors everywhere :-)

  3. Porcelain, flowers, color, elegance what more can one ask for?
    So very lovely.

  4. I'll bet it smelled as beautiful as it looks there. Lovely spring images.

  5. Lovely colors! Love them!


  6. I love those little heart shaped bowls. They are super cute.

  7. So elegant ! you always capture the delicacy of Viennese spirit and art de vivre...beautiful!

  8. As usual, a feast for the eyes...I don't think you accept awards...but I've left you one on my blog...please do not feel obligated to clutter up your BEAUTIFUL blog with it!!! I just wanted you to know that I adore your make me smile everyday!!! ~Janine XO

  9. I'm so looking forward to Vienna's summer roses. I've missed my visits with you while I've been away. Now that I am back, I am ready to go again. Nice to know I can take a vacation at anytime by just clicking on to this beautiful site!

  10. And Spring arose on the garden fair,
    Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;
    And each flower and herb on Earth's dark breast
    rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.
    ~Percy Bysshe Shelley, "The Sensitive Plant"

    What a beautiful garden you share with us today!


  11. The rose petals are gorgeous but I really like that sage.

  12. I feel so stupid:
    I answered each and every comment of yours, and then I closed the window by accident. :-(

    May I simply say thank you to each of you? Your comments mean a lot to me.

  13. This china looks so delicate


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