TeaTime 15: Notable Wares for Tea

 Notable Wares for TeaPorcelain Teapot
When tea was exported from Asia in the 17th century, it was often accompanied with a shipment of porcelain teapots, which inspired European craftsmen to create similar pieces. The wares were initially very expensive and often only affordable to the upper classes. Nowadays, porcelain teapots are a normal part of tea-drinking culture and are available in different shapes, sizes, and prices. The beauty of porcelain teapots—like Royal Albert’s Celebration pattern—alone makes them highly collectible and decorative.

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  1. Exquisite Pieces !

    Fav’s: Brown Betty. Blue Willow. Tea Bowl . Yixing. Gaiwan. Snack Plate. Tea for One.

    I have a small to medium collection and would like to add some of your’s to it, but can’t right now.

    Maybe later!
    I enjoy Tea Time

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