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...

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 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....
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...
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...
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...
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 Chitra Collection: Tea Wares of Japan

The Chitra Collection: Tea Wares of Japan

Text by Jane Pettigrew • Photography Courtesy of N Sethia Foundation The third article about the collection of historic teawares owned by the N Sethia Foundation...
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...
Opener-Teapot

Teapots

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

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