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...

Treasured Teapot: Autumn’s Golden Light

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by John O’Hagan Let the glistening details of this James Sadler teapot shine at tables set with rich...
Treasured Teapot: Perennial Adornment

Treasured Teapot: Perennial Adornment

Text by Britt Crawford • Photography by Nicole Du Bois While Frank Smith Silver Company’s 2830 sterling teapot can be a year-round ware, let it...
The Complete Table: Buds and Blooms

The Complete Table: Buds and Blooms

Spode Romney makes a lovely focal point for a springtime tea. Different types of flora have served as a muse for paintings, symbolism in literary...
Coming Up Roses

The Complete Table: Coming Up Roses

The chintz pattern first arrived in Europe from India in the early 17th century in the form of brightly printed calico fabric with vibrant...

5 Stunning Teapots for Summer

Afternoon tea in the summer beckons bright and beautiful tablescapes, fresh fare, and gorgeous teapots that truly take our breath away. From colorful and...
The Complete Table: Beautiful & Bold

The Complete Table: Beautiful & Bold

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by John O'Hagan Blue-and-white—a popular duo for tea ware—paired with a contrasting bold hue creates a visually stunning...
The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

Few things are prettier than a tea table set with translucent bone china. And when the china has an embossed pattern such as that...
Treasured Teapot: Perennial Rose

Treasured Teapot: Perennial Rose

Text by Britt Crawford • Photography by John O’Hagan Royal Doulton’s Centennial Rose presents a timeless rosy motif idyllic for a springtide table. Since Royal Doulton’s...
Asian Inspired

The Complete Table: Asian Inspired

It's easy to set an elegant tea table with Wedgwood Kutani Crane, an Asian-inspired design with English style. Created in 1971 to pay homage...

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