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.
Tea Cups: From Pretty to Practical  

Tea Cups: From Pretty to Practical  

The teacup stands equally as a trademark of make-believe tea parties of early childhood and the focal point of the most sophisticated formal afternoon...
Opener-Teapot

Teapots

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

The Chitra Collection: British and European Pottery and Stoneware

Text by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of N Sethia Foundation European producers of ceramic wares were fascinated by the exquisite beauty and fine quality...
The Chitra Collection: European Porcelains

The Chitra Collection: European Porcelains

Text by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of N Sethia Foundation Once the recipe for the production of porcelain had been discovered in Germany in...
Yixing Teapots

Collecting Yixing Ware

How a passion for collecting yixing ware was born.
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...

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