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...
The Complete Table: French Flair

The Complete Table: French Flair

Highlight the many colors in Bernardaud’s Barbeaux. Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Jim Bathie & Stephanie Welbourne Steele The beauty and elegance of Bernardaud...
The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The late 19th and early 20th centuries, no china company was more popular among American brides than Haviland. The company, founded in 1842 by American...
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...
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...
The Three-Tier Cake Stand

The Three-Tier Cake Stand

By Jane Pettigrew Today’s tea tables almost always feature a tiered cake stand that elegantly displays an eye-catching array of mouthwatering sandwiches, scones, and pastries....

Merry and Bright Tablescapes

Gather inspiration for your Christmas tea with these two different approaches to a festive seasonal tablescape.
Treasured Teapot: Childlike Cheer

Treasured Teapot: Childlike Cheer

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Jim Bathie and Mac Jamieson Royal Copenhagen’s Star Fluted teapot sets the scene for a very merry...

The Complete Table: Golden Holidays

Text by Britt Stafford • Photography by John O’Hagan and Caroline Smith Since 1750, Royal Crown Derby has produced numerous eye-catching and exquisite fine bone...

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