The Chitra Collection: Tea Wares of Japan

The Chitra Collection: Tea Wares of Japan

Text by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of N Sethia Foundation The third article about the collection of historic teawares owned by the N Sethia Foundation...
The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The late 19th and early 20th centuries, no china company was more popular among American brides than Haviland. The company, founded in 1842 by American...
Essential Tea Table Extras

Essential Tea-Table Extras: The History of Dainty Accoutrements

by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of Replacements, Ltd. The prettiest tea tables are always dressed with exquisite porcelain teacups and saucers, fine silver teaspoons, little linen...
The Complete Table Hearts and Flowers

The Complete Table: Hearts and Flowers

A pretty Royal Crown Derby pattern from the past finds new life in a new millennium. The delicate geometric designs and stylized hearts and flowers of...
An English Classic

The Complete Table: An English Classic

Royal Albert’s Old Country Roses is the best-selling bone china pattern in the world. In 1962, the Royal Albert Company introduced a new china pattern...

Our Favorite Blue and White Teapots

Check out favorite blue and white teapots from the pages of TeaTime.
Yixing Teapots

Collecting Yixing Ware

How a passion for collecting yixing ware was born.
Knives

Knives for the Tea Table

Knives, whether adorned with ivory, silver, sterling, or mother-of-pearl, add unique charm and practical function to the tea table.
Opener-Teapot

Teapots

Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, teapots are highly collectible useful treasures with a fascinating history.
Tea-Trays

Tea Trays

Tiered tea trays pair practicality and style in their delicate pyramid design, allowing for easy serving and creative display.

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