Tea Victorian High Tea Cup Beautiful
The concept of "tea" and "England" are inseparable. For the first time in the British Isles, this drink appeared in the XVII century, thanks to the British East India company, which brought it from Asia. Many helped popularize tea in England and the wedding of the English monarch Charles II with the Portuguese Princess, a big fan of flavored drink. After two centuries in the UK tea became a national drink, it even introduced in the composition of the diet of soldiers and sailors (sailors began to mix the tea with rum — and so known to all the grog).
Initially, as in continental Europe, tea is drank in England from brought from China small cups. In the future, after the discovery of European porcelain — from cups and crockery, imported from France, Germany, Austria. Own production of porcelain UK based with significant delay (compared with continental Europe). The first manufactories were launched in the cities of Derby, Bowie and Chelsea. Their products are in the development stage copied Chinese vases, cups for tea in the Rococo style, plates and figurines. Private, English style in porcelain products have gradually formed. The popularity of English porcelain has brought sophisticated, romantic painting, gold decoration and the use of Victorian elements. English tea set, made in this style are still popular today.
Another impetus for the popularity of English porcelain was the opening of a factory in Stoke-on-Trent. Company Portmeirion (existing and now) manufactures Europe's best tea sets from stunning bone China.
Tea set (England) today is a popular production companies "Roy Kirkham" and, of course — a prestigious tea sets "Royal crown Derby" is the only porcelain factories, not after production outside the UK.
Uploaded: Mar 13, 2016
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