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...
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: 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...
Mended-Wedgwood-China

Mending Vintage Porcelain

Long before the invention of epoxy glue, craftsmen used a variety of techniques to repair porcelain.
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: 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...
Treasured Teapot: Ravishing Repoussage

Treasured Teapot: Ravishing Repoussage

Text by Britt Crawford • Photography by Jim Bathie Kirk Stieff Silver’s Ram’s Head teapot displays the impressive metalwork technique. Translated to “pushed up,” repoussé or...
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...
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...

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...

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