Collector's Corner: An Accidental Collection

Collector’s Corner: An Accidental Collection

My journey from tea drinker to teapot lover Text and Photography by Unjeria Jackson, M.D My passion for collecting teapots and drinking tea takes me back...
The Complete Table: A Rosy Affair

The Complete Table: A Rosy Affair

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Caroline Smith William Shakespeare’s titular character Juliet once said, “A rose by any other name would smell...
Treasured Teapot: Stunning Silver

Treasured Teapot: Stunning Silver

Let Gorham Silvers Buttercup teapot shine at your wintry tea table. With a 136-year legacy, Gorham Silver maintained a reputation for manufacturing a variety of...

In the President’s Service

The History of China for The White House Text by Britt E. Stafford Photography Courtesy of The White House Historical Association The White House serves as the...
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...
Treasured Teapot: An Amorous Affair

Treasured Teapot: An Amorous Affair

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Nicole Du Bois The teapot is, most notably, one of the key accoutrements to grace a table...

The Complete Table: Golden Holidays

Text by Britt Stafford • Photography by John O’Hagan and Caroline Smith Since 1750, Royal Crown Derby has produced numerous eye-catching and exquisite fine bone...
Collector's Corner: Perfectly Sized

Collector’s Corner: Perfectly Sized

A Collection of Petite Tea Sets Text by Catherine Lawrence • Photography by William Dickey My miniature tea set collection began when my youngest son was...
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...

The Complete Table: Leaves an Impression

Text by Britt Stafford • Photography by Caroline Smith During the peacetime that followed the period of rations and conservation throughout World War II, Americans...

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