The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

The Complete Table: Ready for a Sea Change

Few things are prettier than a tea table set with translucent bone china. And when the china has an embossed pattern such as that...
Asian Inspired

The Complete Table: Asian Inspired

It's easy to set an elegant tea table with Wedgwood Kutani Crane, an Asian-inspired design with English style. Created in 1971 to pay homage...
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Mending Vintage Porcelain

Long before the invention of epoxy glue, craftsmen used a variety of techniques to repair porcelain.
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...
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...
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Royal Doulton Company’s Royal Albert Collection

In 2008, the Royal Doulton Company celebrated the centennial of its Royal Albert Collection with the release of a distinctive pattern from each decade of the collection’s existence.
Brown Betty teapots are a part of British history

The Little Teapot That Could

Holding a Brown Betty teapot is like holding a bit of British history in your hand.
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Wedgwood: Beauty Through the Centuries

Like all classics that have endured the test of time, Wedgwood china has a rich history steeped in its surrounding culture.
Coming Up Roses

The Complete Table: Coming Up Roses

The chintz pattern first arrived in Europe from India in the early 17th century in the form of brightly printed calico fabric with vibrant...
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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