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. Anonymous21 May, 2009

    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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