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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: 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: 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...

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...

Our Favorite Blue and White Teapots

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

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