Yesterday when I went to The Courtauld gallery amidst the Cezanne’s Renoir’s and Rubens I found this temporary display of this rather beautiful jug known as a puzzle jug. The puzzle is of course how does one get a drink when the jug is decorated with cut-out decorations. These types of jugs were first produced… Continue reading ” Come drink your fill but do not the spill!”
Being a tea rather than a coffee drinker the teapot has always held a particular appeal and with it of course that great British tradition ‘tea time’. My parents once had neighbours who owned the world’s biggest teapot collection with some two thousand plus teapots; to which I contributed two 1950’s examples which I found… Continue reading Tea for Two!