Teapots come in all shapes and sizes. If you have followed It’s Just Life for any length of time you know that.
Teapots can be whimsical, functional, decorative or a combination of all of these. I have found a lot on my own and sometimes people gift them to me which makes them even more special. The teapot I am featuring again today is one that I found on eBay after a lot of searching. I knew they existed and even if it is not an original Wedgwood it makes me happy that I finally found a replica.
This is a replica of the John Wesley teapot made by Wedgwood —made from the m found in John Wesley’s house on City Road in London with the first one being made by Josiah Wedgwood in 1761. This one is definitely one that has a place of honor in my house because of my United Methodist roots which run deep. Please note the prayers on the sides—-I grew up saying “Be present at our table Lord” around our family table.
This is a really great teapot and it pours really well which is the sign of a great teapot in my humble opinion.
With all of the cold weather we have been having a pot of tea is what is in order every day. Have a cup or two today and maybe even say one of the prayers printed on this teapot as you do.
“As far as her mom was concerned, tea fixed everything. Have a cold? Have some tea. Broken bones? There’s a tea for that too. Somewhere in her mother’s pantry, Laurel suspected, was a box of tea that said, ‘In case of Armageddon, steep three to five minutes’.”
― Aprilynne Pike, Illusions
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Now, this is a very special teapot and the prayers on the sides are lovely. I love the history attached to it. The quote is perfect. I know many English folks who believe that tea can fix anything!
Thank you, Darlene. I do love this one and think that it is one of the really special ones in my collection.
A very distinctive tea pot that suits you well! I’ve been enjoying a cuppa every afternoon! Cole bought me a copper tea kettle for Christmas and while keeping it shiny is a chore it is a chore I enjoy. And I love the sound it makes to alert me it is “tea time.”
That sounds like the perfect tea kettle! What is your favorite type of tea to enjoy right now? It is certainly tea weather.
How lovely!! Our family always said that prayer at the dinner today too. What a wonderful addition to the collection.
I can understand why you treasure this teapot. What a great idea to print prayers onto the pot.
You will be pleased to hear that I enjoyed a mug of tea last evening at bible study. I occasionally drink tea. But not a lot.
Even if it isn’t the real thing, it’s still great to have it and since it makes you happy and has a great pour, all is good in the world. 🙂
I love that quote – it’s so me. My family makes fun of me because the first thing I tell them when they feel under the weather is “Have a cup of tea!” 🙂
That certainly is one special teapot. I especially love the prayers printed on it. What a lovely way to begin each day with this teapot, not just by the warming cup of tea but with the beautiful words of grace as well.
I agree. This teapot is one of my favorites because it evokes so many memories. Love the words and the memories of saying those same words around our dinner table growing up and with our own boys.
and if there was a Beth Ann Chiles teapot, what would it look like?
Now that’s a very good question! Hmmm. Definitely red but beyond that I’ve got nothing!
That’s a special teapot to have, and so glad you found it. While it may not be the original, this replica is truly the next best thing. Beautiful, and I know the tea is outstanding.
Thanks! I love it!
Sipping as I read your post! Very nice teapot!
Thanks! It is a really nice reminder of those prayers and family times around the table.
Wedgwood Blue…always so pretty!
Wedgwood is stunning, isn’t it? I do have two Wedgwood pots in my collection so this one joins them.
I like all your post but Teapot Tuesday is awesome😊
And I dont know from where you collect these extremely beautiful pics ☺
I don’t even find it in Google 😉
Thank you. I take the pictures so I appreciate the kind words.
Please check your site Beth ☺
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