Immortals, hear, said Jove, and cease to jar! Tea must succeed to Wine as Peace to War. Nor by the grape let man be set at odds, but share in Tea, the nectar of the Gods.
- Peter Antine Motteaux, A Poem Upon Tea
The teapot goes lovely with black bubble teacups I already have in my collection. I could even pretend they were made for each other, right? Unless of course someone would look on the bottom of both, in which case my little secret would be out. :P