English School, 18th century , Porcelain tea cups, a teapot, a jug, sugar bowl, silver spoons and other objects on a draped table
Porcelain tea cups, a teapot, a jug, sugar bowl, silver spoons and other objects on a draped table
Andre Bouys (French artist, 1656-1740). Still Life with Silver and Biscuits "Ah! How sweet coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter far than muscatel wine!" from "Coffee Cantata" Composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Johann Sebastian Bach by Elias Gottlob Haussmann (1695–1774) 1748 For more early morning coffee tales, click here.
Antique English pottery delftware tankard early 18th century period - Antique Staffordshire Pottery of John Howard
Antique English pottery delftware tankard early 18th century period at John Howard, in Woodstock, England.
A cup of tea anyone, made the 18th century way?
We’ve looked our favourite subject of hot chocolate, then coffee, so now it’s time for a post about eighteenth-century tea drinking. At the beginning of the 1700s, according to the Daily Courant of…
18th Century Worcester Tea Pot
Title: 18th Century Worcester Tea Pot, Status: SOLD, Category: Porcelain & Pottery:Tea Pot:Worcester:B/W Color, Shop: The Steffen Collection, Description: Rare Crescent marked tea pot from the Worcester factory . This mark indicates the 1755-1790 period of production. This a beautiful example from my personal collection which was purchased from a
A Brief History of Tea in England & her Colonies leading to American "Tea Parties"
Dirk Stoop (Dutch painter, c 1610-1685) Catherine of Braganza Wife of Charles II c 1661 The first recorded drinking of tea is in China, where the earliest records of tea consumption date back to the 10th century BC. It was a common drink during Qin Dynasty (around 200 BC) & became widely popular during Tang Dynasty, when it was spread to nearby Korea & Japan. Charles II by Adriaen Hanneman (England, 1603-1671) Tea, then called cha, was imported to Europe during the Portuguese expansion of…
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