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...
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: 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...

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...

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: Brilliant Botanicals

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by Jim Bathie The striking floral design on Whiting Division Silver’s 412R tea set will stun your teatime...

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