Opener-Teapot

Teapots

Available in a variety of shapes and sizes, teapots are highly collectible useful treasures with a fascinating history.
Knives

Knives for the Tea Table

Knives, whether adorned with ivory, silver, sterling, or mother-of-pearl, add unique charm and practical function to the tea 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...
J’adore Limoges!

J’adore Limoges!

By Kerry Vincent Photography Courtesy of Bernardaud Once upon a time, there was a little girl who was besotted with china, porcelain, and cut-glass artwork. The...

Do You Take Milk?

A history of jugs and creamers Text by Jane Pettigrew Many people assume that the British have always drunk their tea with milk. However, when tea...
The Complete Table: Efflorescent Autumn

The Complete Table: Efflorescent Autumn

The equinox on September 22 marks the beginning of a season of simple pleasures—chills in the air, changing colors of leaves, apples and gourds...
My English Teapot Collection

Collector’s Corner: My English Teapot Collection

An array of vintage and contemporary treasures Text by Eileen Bostick • Photography by Jim Bathie Tea has been a pleasant part of my life ever...
The Timeless Treasure of Silver Teapots

The Timeless Treasure of Silver Teapots

The art of collecting and taking care of antique silver tea wares Text by Katherine Cloninger Polished to shiny perfection and deeply coveted by antique collectors...
TeaTime 15: Notable Tea Accoutrements

TeaTime 15: Notable Tea Accoutrements

Text by Lorna Reeves • Photography by John O'Hagan While teapots and cups and saucers are, for many people, the stars of the table at teatime,...
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...

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