In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They receive you with effusive warmth, offer you mint tea poured from a silver teapot from high into little glasses, and serve you the local dishes cooked in the traditional way.
- In another small watercolor, also from 2004, there is a series of figures that look like women in green dresses, but that can also be read as teapots with double spouts.
- He gives me a strange look as I reach for the teapot and pour myself a cup.
- As soon as the water comes to a full boil, pour it into the teapot.
- Its plates, cups, teapots and bowls have coloured drawings and patterns of beautiful leaves and flowers.
- She reached for his teapot, and poured him out a cup.
- Birds and animals frequently were used as models because their mouths, bodies and tails could be easily adapted as the spouts, bodies and handles of teapots, while their heads might serve as lids or finials.
- The exhibition features a surreal and eccentric collection of creations such as three spouted teapots and upside down jugs, and opens tomorrow, Saturday.
- Jewellery, vases, sculptures, clocks, mugs and jugs, teapots and plant pots will be among the many items on show.
- Pots of tea, poured from stunning teapots, are a must with lunch.
- I am going to stop now before I start to disclose such things as my discomfort when a teapot spout is facing me.
- It's poured into tiny glasses from a silver teapot, the spout held high in the air.
- Her specialty is pottery and the shelves are lined with mugs, teapots, bowls, candle holders, honey pots and napkin rings.
- The tea must be brewed in a teapot, preferably made of glass so that a glimpse of the clear amber liquid adds to the delight.
- If brewing in a teapot, allow one serve per individual and one for the pot.
- Other items of high-quality tableware included plates, bowls, saucers, cups, tea bowls, teapots, tureens, sauce boats, fish drainers and pickle dishes.
- The body of the teapot (without handle and spout) was then turned smooth on a lathe.
- She took the teapot and poured herself and Kriss steaming cups of green tea.
- ‘What's more, the tea brewed in a Yixing teapot smells especially good,’ Wu added.
- A servant stood nearby holding a tray of light snacks and a teapot ready to be poured.
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