Patterns of the Week Archive - (page 12)
Rich Traditions, Modern Techniques
Blue Danube, produced 1951-2000 by Blue Danube (Japan), is scallop-shaped whiteware with Meissen blue floral designs; Fostoria Virginia-Dark Blue, produced 1980-1986, was among no less than 12 different Virginia colors; Reed & Barton Roseland (Stainless) features an embossed rose design by a silver maker long celebrated for magnificent floral patterns.
The Skill of Artisans
Royal Doulton Canton is fine bone china with gold trim and exquisite camellia designs arranged asymmetrically; dramatic Carlingsford by Stuart Crystal has great presence on the table; exquisite rose designs cover Wallace Silver's Normandie, a pattern with the look and feel of repousse silver.
Traditional Tableware from Celebrated Firms
Flowering Clematis Florida, "Virgin's Bower," is depicted in the Portmeirion multi-motif pattern Botanic Garden; the clean design of Wedgwood Crystal Infinity quietly complements a wide range of china and flatware; most often associated with dazzling crystal, Waterford is also known for high-quality flatware, like Powerscourt (Stainless).
Multi-motif Designs, a Profusion of Flowers
Serene as its name, Lenox Butterfly Meadow is a scallop-shaped, multi-motif pattern featuring flowers and flying insects; also from Lenox Butterfly Meadow, our crystal is decorated with etched floral stems and insect designs; elegant French Floral stainless by Reed & Barton is a multi-motif pattern with embossed floral designs.
Breathtaking Artistry in Dinnerware
Among the 390,000 china patterns at Replacements, Ltd., there are few more stunning that Myott/Staffordshire Chelsea Bird-Blue; gold scrollwork trim produces spectacular effects in St Louis Thistle crystal; with a pheasant design and the name of the celebrated artist-naturalist, Audubon by Tiffany & Co. is sterling silver of dazzling beauty.
Distinctive Earthenware, Pressed Glass, and Stainless
Franciscan Orchard Glade, produced 1995-1998, harks back to patterns that were released during the World War II period; Noritake Crystal Provincial-Light Blue is one of 11 Provincial colors that Replacements, Ltd. has on file; International Silver Cotillion (Stainless) is high-quality, glossy-finish stainless produced under the prestigious “1847 Rogers Bros.” stamp.
Magnificent Floral Patterns
Minton Haddon Hall, introduced in 1948, is fine bone china with spectacular floral designs covering the plate; clear etched glassware with a wafer stem and round foot, Fostoria Camellia was produced 1952-1973; Kirk Stieff Silver Stieff Rose is magnificent repousse sterling introduced in Maryland in 1892.
American Treasures – Metlox, Fostoria, and Oneida
With his bright red, green, and yellow feathers, there’s no doubt who’s top rooster in Metlox California Provincial; Fostoria Jamestown-Green is pressed glass with a squarish bowl featuring spiral, swirling panels; Oneida Paul Revere satin-finish stainless, introduced in 1959, has a production run of 50 years and counting!
Japanese Design Artistry
Noritake Sonoma Gardens whiteware features luscious grape clusters, cherries, and apples on the rim; Noritake Crystal Sweet Swirl-Lilac is delicately colored crystal with a swirled stem and curved panels on the bowl; Yamazaki Silver Old Denmark is high-quality, satin-finish stainless steel with round, sculpted handles featuring elegant ring designs.
Prestigious Mottahedeh Reproductions
Mottahedeh Canton is blue-and-white china reproduced from Mildred Mottahedeh's personal Asian collection, one of the world's finest; Wedgwood Crystal Dynasty features polished, geometric cuts in its flared, squarish bowl – a classic shape; the elegant scroll and plume design of Towle Queen Elizabeth I sterling have kept it in production since 1970.
Beautiful Names, Beautiful Designs
Beautifully named Amapola (Spanish for “poppy”) by Villeroy & Boch features exquisitely rendered, embossed poppy designs on the rim that spill onto the well of the plate; produced 1937-1953, Cambridge Caprice-Moonlight Blue crystal shimmers like moonlight; Lunt Silver American Victorian is scallop-shaped sterling with magnificent scroll and floral designs.
Summer Birds and Flowers
Fine bone china produced by Wedgwood from 1973 to 1995, Cuckoo features large floral designs accented by a cuckoo; Persian Pheasant (Optic) by Tiffin/Franciscan is etched crystal with pheasants perched in the flowers of an urn; introduced in 1936, Gorham King Edward is scallop-shaped sterling with plume and floral designs.
Get “In the Pink!”
Johnson Brothers Historic America-Pink depicts iconic scenes, including Boston’s Beacon Hill, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Niagara Falls, and more; Fostoria Jamestown-Pink is pressed glass with swirling, spiral panels on the side and a twist stem; Queen’s Fancy, high-quality, satin-finish stainless with black accents, was produced by International Silver from 1976 to 1982.
A wonderful summer pattern, Wedgwood Wild Strawberry is fine bone china with delightful strawberry vine designs scattered over the plate; flower petals connect the bowl to the swirled stem of Lenox Crystal Monroe (Gold Trim); Towle Old Master, founded on six generations of silver making, raises artisanship to high art.
Lovely Summertime Designs
Spode Marlborough Sprays features multi-colored flowers and pink tulips, and pairs beautifully with Tiffin/Franciscan Wistaria-Pink crystal. A perfect silver complement to these patterns is Gorham Melrose, a scallop-shaped and scroll design, with intricate flowers. Click the link to learn more about these great patterns.
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