China Pattern Identification Types - (page 3)

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  • MUG
    Our Piece Code: MUG
    Mugs are perfect for an early morning cup of coffee or a nighttime cup of tea. Also, mugs are an informal alternative to the traditional cup and saucer set.

  • Demitasse Cup & Saucer
    Our Piece Code: DEM
    Demitasse cup & saucers are typically used to serve very strong coffees such as espresso or Turkish coffee. Demitasse cups are much smaller than the standard place setting cup.

  • Creamer
    Our Piece Code: CR
    Creamers are used for serving cream and flavored syrups for cups of coffee and tea. These pieces are a great addition to your tableware, dessert, or tea service.

  • Sugar Bowl
    Our Piece Code: SU
    Sugar bowls are used for serving sugar and sweeteners.

  • Butter Dish
    Our Piece Code: BD
    Butter dishes come in a variety of shapes and styles, including the quarter pound butter dish pictured here. Many china patterns feature both round and square butter dishes. These pieces are meant to be placed in the center of the table and used by all guests.

  • Salt & Pepper Shakers
    Our Piece Code: SAP
    Salt & pepper shakers also come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Many people collect these unique serving pieces. Generally, the salt shaker has fewer holes than a pepper shaker.

  • Gravy Boat
    Our Piece Code: GR
    Gravy boats are used for serving gravies and sauces. Gravy boats can have attached or detached underplates. Placed in the center of your table, these pieces add an elegant accent to your table.

  • Oval Vegetable
    Our Piece Code: OV
    Oval vegetable bowls are used for serving vegetables, fruits, casseroles, and breads. This multipurpose serving dish is essential for any dining service.

  • Round Vegetable
    Our Piece Code: RV
    Round vegetable bowls, like their oval counterparts, can be used for a number of different purposes. At large dinners and at holidays, one can never have too many serving bowls.

  • Covered Vegetable
    Our Piece Code: CV
    Covered vegetable bowls are elegant complements to any dinnerware service. Most covered vegetable bowls feature two handles and a decorative lid. These beautiful bowls can be used to serve a variety of hot and cold foods.

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