Treasured Teapot: Fancy This

Text by Britt E. Stafford • Photography by John O’Hagan

For a beautiful, seasonal accessory, incorporate a James Sadler and Sons Ltd. 1562 teapot into your serving repertoire.

True fans of the minimalistic and classic Brown Betty teapot probably recognize the name James Sadler and Sons Ltd. Founded in 1882 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire in England, the pottery manufacturer specialized in red clay earthenware for many years. Over time, the company evolved its products, creating whimsical and ornate pieces, such as the Sadler 1562 teapot. From the unique apple shape of its body to the classic floral design to the gold scrollwork and trim, this is an eye-catching piece to feature at your summertime tea party.