This English teacup and saucer commemorated the visit of Queen Elizabeth's parents - George VI and Elizabeth - May 1939 visit to Canada and the United States.
Tea Maestro Bruce Richardson recently visited Amsterdam where he looked into the venerable Dutch East India Company (VOC) and its place in tea history.
It was a common occurrence in the Colonial era to receive an invitation to “share a dish of tea.” In 18th century Boston or Bath, a dish of tea referred to a teacup or tea bowl, containing black or green tea, placed on a saucer.
The medieval Suffolk village of Lavenham has more than 300 half-timbered homes and now you can own one of their most photographed buildings — if you don't mind slanting floors and you can afford the £525,000 price tag. Munnings Tea Rooms at the Crooked House in Lavenham, England. Everyl Madell once ran the popular Munnings…