Display cabinet between the dining and kitchen
Other half of the cabinet
(I love all the Disney teapots!)
Ronald Reagan Hall teapot
This adorable teapot has no lid as it fills from the bottom, as you can see in the photo below.
One of her many cabinets full of teapots!
Walking Ware Teapot
and sugar bowl
Aviator Mickey Mouse - Bob is a retired airplane pilot
Eve's childhood dish set. Notice the teapot and tea strainer. The teapot really whistles!
Miss October 2011
When I got home, I pulled out my old Collectible Teapot Calendars and The Wicked Witch was indeed in the calendar.
The Jungle Book
In this room, Eve displays her teapots among her books, keeping to the theme of the books.
Mrs. Potts and Chip
The teapot with Eve's phone booth, among the English book collection.
Travel in England books along with a British Taxi teapot.
Even the top of the bookshelves hold teapots.
We reminisced a bit about the old wringer washing machines when she shared this teapot.
Eve has an amazing collection
This white teapot with the salt glazed pewter lid dates prior to 1800
Eve has only seen one other teapot like this.
Pink mini Wedgwood
The teapoy, or tea canister on the left holds dry tea.
This child's set really works.
Eve's favorite teapot is the pink trimmed Neptune Belleek with a second black mark.
In front is anther Belleek with a third black mark. She said these make the best tea and keep it warm.
This Prince Charles cup has an ear handle.
Wedgwood Black Basalt with widow of Zarephath finial
Queen Victoria Copeland Spode
King George V and Queen Mary
King Edward and Queen Alexandra
Wedgwood King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
Wedgwood Queen Elizabeth in Royal Blue Jasper
Shelley Children's tea ware
Antique European teapot dating 1790-1815 from France or Germany
Holds 3.5 - 4 ounces
George VI Teacup and Saucer
Commemorated a visit to Canada in 1939
Diplomatic Souvenir Gift to some of the US Party
Part of a limited 500 issue
Cream and non lidded sugar
SYP - Simple . . . yet perfect
Tilting Teapot invented by Lord Peter Dundonald of Scotland
The teapot is tipped on it's side to brew the tea, then stood upright to separate the leaves from the tea.
Tea Party scene in Alice In Wonderland Pop Up Book by Robert Sabuda
Eve's Teaware served as the model for this Collectible Teapot Puzzle
Tinkerbell Tea Set
Very rare red Wedgwood teapot
The Eccentric Teapot Book and teapot
Eve is also a writer, having been featured in many tea magazines.
She has Writer's Desk teapots in four sizes.
Eve shared a delightful story about her delivery of Gerard Merlot Macarons
Eve's writing desk was made to her specifications by Mr. Keim, an Amish man from Applecreek, Ohio. It is made of Ohio cherry and since she couldn't decide if she wanted a finial, it is removable!
Eve's King Edward teapot was on a shelf in an English antique shop, waiting on shipment to her. The shop owner had purchased the teapot at an auction for her. He called to ask if she would mind having her teapot photographed for the Novelty Teapot Collectors book.
Eve is a retired OB nurse. These two paintings by P Buckley Moss feature nurses. Eve has them hanging near her desk.
Not only do you find a huge collection of tea pots at Eve's she also features her passion in her home decor. I instantly fell in love with this curtain!
Eve also played a selection on her player piano for us.
All too soon it was time to say goodbye, but the teapot and I had a wonderful day at Eve's!
A HUGE thank you to Eve and Bob Dear for opening their home to me. I wish I lived closer so we could share tea more often. Thank you for coming along on our visit.
Sips and Smiles,
Teresa and the Teapot