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...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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-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...

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