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...
Tea Infusers: The Evolution of Steeping

Tea Infusers: The Evolution of Steeping

Tea infusers, whether made of silver or silicone, simplify the process of brewing the perfect cup of tea and add a bit of style to the tea table.
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...
Collector's Corner: Linens for Tea

Collector’s Corner: Linens for Tea

A collector’s passion to set a pretty table Text by Jeannie McGehee • Photography by John O'Hagan My love of linens came from dinners at my...
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...
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: 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...
Notable Wares for Tea

TeaTime 15: Notable Wares for Tea

Just as the tea industry has grown and modernized over the centuries, so have the teawares and utensils designed specifically for brewing or serving...

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