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...
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.
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...
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...
RoyalDoultonCoTeacups

Royal Doulton Company’s Royal Albert Collection

In 2008, the Royal Doulton Company celebrated the centennial of its Royal Albert Collection with the release of a distinctive pattern from each decade of the collection’s existence.
The Complete Table: Bold and Elegant

The Complete Table: Bold and Elegant

Royal Albert Lady Hamilton is the star of any table. Emma, Lady Hamilton, was a notorious figure in 18th-century England, and her namesake pattern from...
Tea China Patterns

Replacing Priceless Pieces of China

Replacements, Ltd.’s Chris Kirkman explains the finer points of replacing lost, damaged, or missing pieces of china.

The Complete Table: Sending Winter Greetings

A classic Christmas pattern brightens the holidays. Text by Betty Terry • Photography by Marcy Black Simpson A pretty Christmas china pattern is a boon to a busy hostess...
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...

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