Monday, August 21, 2017

Afternoon Tea With Friends and Family

Make time to Slooow! down, put the kettle on and set your table for a traditional afternoon tea. 

Choose a beautiful teapot........

Grindley Cream Petal shape, Lilac pattern 2 pint teapot. An odd name for a blue and floral pattern don't you think? A gorgeous teapot just the same. c.1940s. 

Royal Albert Haworth pattern. Ornate 8 cup teapot c.1980s.

Royal Grafton Mayfair. Blush Rose pattern 2 pint teapot with a blue glazed lid. c.1957+

Zandra Rhodes My Favourite Things. Large 2 pint teapot made by Royal Albert.

A tiered cake stand.......... 

House of Claridge Collectors Edition Chintz 2 Tier Cake Stand. Grimwades plates made by Royal Winton.

Sunny Days Mismatched Teacup Top 3 Tier Cake Stand.

Wedgwood Harcourt 3 Tier Cake Stand. A rare pattern of colourful flowers and turquoise blue border. c.1991

Flower Garden Teapot Topped 3 Tier Cake Stand.

Wedgwood Wild Strawberry Teacup Top 3 Tier Cake Stand.

Royal Albert Petit Point 3 Tier Cake Stand. c.1930s

A milk jug and sugar bowl........

Grosvenor Floral China c.1930s 

 Coalport Fragrance c.1950s

Gladstone Pink Blossom c.1950s

Teacups, saucers and tea plates......

Noritake Blue Floral Trio

Royal Doulton Arcadia Teacup Trio

Royal Albert Minuet Teacup Trio c.1950s

Royal Standard Daisy Hand Painted Trio c.1940s

Paragon Richelieu Duck Egg & Gold Teacup Trio c.1957+

Art Deco 7 Piece Plates Set. Perfect for chilled desserts.

American Sweetheart Monax Sherbert Set. Collectible etched glass dessert set c.1936

Royal Albert Old Country Roses Green Sandwich Tray.

Pink and Green Floral Mismatched China Tea Set and 3 Tier Cake Stand.

Put away the coffee mugs and lay out a pretty table cloth. Use your prettiest china teaware and make a cup of tea a special occasion.   

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