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...
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...

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...
Brown Betty teapots are a part of British history

The Little Teapot That Could

Holding a Brown Betty teapot is like holding a bit of British history in your hand.
Treasured Teapot: Silver in the Summer

Treasured Teapot: Silver in the Summer

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Nicole Du Bois The adaptability of WM Hutton & Sons’ WMT22 sterling teapot makes it a becoming...
Treasured-Teapot-Floral-Flair

Treasured Teapot: Floral Flair

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by William Dickey Schumann-Bavaria’s beloved Empress Dresden Flowers creates a delightful seasonal botanical motif. With touches of gilding incorporated...
Treasured-Teapot-Fancy-This

Treasured Teapot: Fancy This

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by John O'Hagan For a beautiful, seasonal accessory, incorporate a James Sadler and Sons Ltd. 1562 teapot into...
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...

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