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,...
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Collecting Yixing Ware

How a passion for collecting yixing ware was born.
The Complete Table: Efflorescent Autumn

The Complete Table: Efflorescent Autumn

The equinox on September 23 marks the beginning of a season of simple pleasures—chills in the air, changing colors of leaves, apples and gourds...
The Chitra Collection: Stunning Silver Wares

The Chitra Collection: Stunning Silver Wares

Text by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of N Sethia Foundation The wealthy have always liked to demonstrate their standing in society by acquiring beautiful objects...
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...
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 Towels: More Than Decoration

Tea Towels: More Than Decoration

Since its humble beginnings as a drying cloth, the tea towel has taken its place around a loaf of freshly baked bread, as a...
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...
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 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...

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