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Fortune Telling Tea Cup

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Vintage Stamp by Kezzi-Rose  DA Stamp - Stock 01 by phantompanther-stock 

Antique holiday greetings post card
Circa 1907
Postmark Riverside CA
Divided back, golden age 1907-1915

Tea Tasseography = fortune-telling method that interprets patterns in tea leaves, coffee grounds, or wine sediments.

Leftover tea leaves or coffee grounds forming shapes of squares symbolizes "good fortune"  Good Fortune Come Here! 
Rationalitea by wotawota 

#oldpostcard #postcardstock #deltiology #vintagestock #postcards 
Vintage item from my post card and ephemera collections, free stock for yours. 
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Ejderha-Arts's avatar
The card is lovely! 
I'm a real "theeleut" (Dutch for someone who drinks a lot of tea) and I love to discover many types of tea. But I don't believe I can discover my fortune at the bottom of my tea cup, although it sounds very interesting. (^_^)

But I read "The Joy Luck Club" a long time ago and I always remember the moment where the traditional Chinese mother scolds her adult daughter for flushing the last sip of her tea into the sink. According to her you shouldn't do that because it meant you're throwing your luck away. I'm not really superstitious but since reading that wonderful book I never throw my tea away, even when it's become cold or bitter. 
(did I mention that I'm not really superstitious?) Sweating a little...