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Lenox China

Lenox China as it is known today was founded by Walter Scott Lenox & Jonathan Coxon Sr. as the Ceramic Art Company in 1889 in Trenton, New Jersey. Their intent was to form a fine china company to rival the best in Europe. Lenox china quickly became recognized as some of the highest quality china produced in this country. In 1894, Mr. Lenox purchased the entire company from his partner and renamed the business Lenox, Inc. The Lenox Company was operated with an art studio atmosphere with many talented designers and artisans.

Lenox china received great publicity in 1917, when Walter Scott Lenox was commissioned by President Woodrow Wilson to produce a 1,700 piece White House dinnerware service. Lenox china was also the dinnerware of choice for Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and Ronald Reagan.

Lenox then began production of crystal in 1965 when they bought Bryce Brothers of Pennsylvania.   Bryce Brothers was known for their distinctive use of color in glassware. Today, Lenox crystal is the official crystal for the Vice President of the United States, United States Embassies, the White House, the State Department and Congress.

Lenox also opted to coordinate china and crystal patterns rather than completely separate the design departments of the different divisions. One coordinated pattern example is Lenox Weatherly china and Lenox Brookdale crystal. This idea of coordinated patterns, in conjunction with aggressive marketing techniques, allows Lenox china and crystal to remain very popular with new brides.

If you would like more information regarding your Lenox china pattern, please click here to register for free inventory availability updates, sent via e-mail, fax, or U.S. mail. Replacements carries over 2,000 Lenox china patterns and can help you locate hard to find Lenox patterns or pieces. Also, you can visit our Top 3,000 China Patterns page to see images of some of the most popular Lenox patterns that we carry, or see a complete list of our Lenox china patterns by clicking here.

Other companies owned by Lenox include Kirk Stieff, Gorham, Art Carved, Inc., Imperial Glass and Dansk.

Sources:

Rinker, Harry L. Dinnerware of the 20th Century. New York: House of Collectibles, 1997

Rinker, Harry L. Stemware of the 20th Century. New York: House of Collectibles, 1997

Lenox Company Web Site.


 

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