Summer Fruits and Berries
Noritake Royal Orchard features luscious peaches, cherries, grapes, plums, raspberries, or blackberries at the center of the plate; Noritake Crystal Sweet Swirl-Light Green is elegant crystal with a swirled stem and curved panels on the bowl; satin-finish Towle Hamilton is stainless steel flatware that complements a variety of china and crystal.
A Gift for the Marquise
The King of France commissioned Chinese artists to create Vieux Chine (Empire, White) for the Marquise de Pompadour; Apollo Gold crystal is made by the oldest "cristallerie" in France, St Louis, founded in 1586; the lavish design of Reed & Barton Les Six Fleurs (Six Flowers) incorporates all the flowers from a multi-motif sister pattern.
Emperors, Kings, and Presidents
Royal Crown Derby Old Imari is fine bone china, lavishly decorated in colors and designs popularized by 19th century English china makers; Baccarat St. Remy crystal is beautifully balanced with no cuts whatsoever, emphasizing its shape; a beveled outline and flat handle with scalloped tip distinguish classic Fairfax sterling by Gorham Silver.
Timeless Designs from the Art of France
Exquisite Haviland Louveciennes is named for a village in the Paris suburbs, the subject of some 120 paintings by 19th century French Impressionist painters; Baccarat crystal has graced the tables of emperors, and Colbert (Cut) dazzles with arches; Wallace Silver Grande Baroque designer William Warren drew upon Baroque art to craft a masterpiece.
Passion for the Sea
With delicate blue scrolls, a dark blue band, and wide gold trim, Royal Doulton Princeton exudes refinement; Monarch by Wedgwood Crystal features delicately etched scroll work and shells, with cut panels to refract light; the swirls and shell pattern on Wallace Silver Romance of the Sea will convince you that its designer had a personal love of the sea.
Influence from the Italian Renaissance
When you've made it for 250 years, you know something about fine bone china, and Royal Worcester Ambassador-Green is magnificent; flower petals connect the bowl to the swirled stem of Lenox Crystal Monroe (Gold Trim); distinctive gadrooning, popular during the Italian Renaissance, sets Gorham English Gadroon sterling apart from the crowd.
Dinnerware in the American Tradition
With a stylized, geometric floral design on the verge that repeats on the rim, Gorham China Ariana has wonderful airiness; pressed glass with a squarish bowl and swirling panels, Fostoria Jamestown-Blue features elegant curves; reminiscent of Colonial flatware, a simple bead design outlines Wallace American Tradition, high-quality stainless steel.
Applied Art, Remarkable Beauty
Coalport Ming Rose, English bone china with lavish floral designs and gold trim, is remarkably beautiful; flower petals connect the bowl to the swirled stem of Lenox Crystal Monroe (Gold Trim); Gorham Buttercup sterling made its debut in the reign of Queen Victoria.
Star-Crossed Lovers in a Classic Design
Booths Real Old Willow-Blue features gold accents and a design adapted from Chinese lore about star-crossed lovers; an elegant shape and gold trim made Fostoria Classic Gold popular glassware, now sought-after by collectors; Towle Old Master, founded on six generations of silver making, raises artisanship to high art.
Tableware with a Regal Touch
The colors of Royal Doulton Carlyle china are so rich they look like enameled jewelry; flower petals connect the bowl to the swirled stem of Lenox Crystal Monroe (Gold Trim); scrolls, garlands, and a distinctive cameo design highlight Towle King Richard sterling.
Inspired Designs from France
The Haviland Regis Gold heraldic gold borders are redolent of Regency design; Baccarat crystal has graced the tables of emperors, and Colbert (Cut) dazzles with arches; Wallace Silver Grande Baroque designer William Warren drew upon Baroque art to craft a masterpiece.
Spring Flowers, Exquisite Design
Set a lovely spring table with Noritake Azalea, gorgeous rimmed china with life-like azalea blossom designs; Tiffin/Franciscan Wistaria-Pink, crystal featuring a delicate, exquisite color its manufacturer never successfully replicated; and Gorham Silver Strasbourg, scallop-shaped sterling representing the apex of great design.
Greco-Roman Applied Art
With these traditional patterns, colorful Staffordshire Calico Blue (Burleigh Backstamp) china, delicate Fostoria Buttercup glassware, and Greco-Roman style Gorham Buttercup sterling silver (dating from the Victorian period), you'll set a table fit for a queen!
Art Deco Influence
Best-selling Homer Laughlin Co. Fiesta-Persimmon (Newer) earthenware, complementary Imperial Glass-Ohio Old Williamsburg-Clear glassware, and Kirk Stieff Silver Williamsburg Shell sterling silver – order these American dinnerware classics for your household!
Great Holiday Heritage Patterns
You'll set a spectacular holiday table for your family and guests with festive Spode Christmas Rose china, glittering Lenox Monroe (Gold Trim) crystal, and classic Heritage silverplate flatware by International Silver. Just add your favorite holiday linens and greenery!