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...
Asian Inspired

The Complete Table: Asian Inspired

It's easy to set an elegant tea table with Wedgwood Kutani Crane, an Asian-inspired design with English style. Created in 1971 to pay homage...
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...
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...
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...

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