China Pattern Identification Types - (page 4)

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  • Oval Platter
    Our Piece Code: PL
    Oval platters can be used to serve meats, breads, vegetables, fruits, and cheeses. Platters come in a variety of sizes, ranging from 12" to 20.

  • Chop Plate/Round Platter
    Our Piece Code: CH
    Chop plate/round platters are often used to serve meats. However, one can use this piece for serving a cornucopia of dishes, including cakes and pies.

  • Coffee Pot
    Our Piece Code: CP
    Coffee pots make a beautiful addition to any dinnerware service. Coffee pots are generally taller and more slender than tea pots.

  • Tea Pot
    Tea pots are generally shorter than coffee pots and can be used to serve hot water or used to steep tea. Many of our customers collect tea and coffee pots.

  • Relish
    Our Piece Code: REL
    Relish dishes are used to serve savory condiments or appetizers, such as chutney, pickles, or olives.
  • 1-Tier Serving Tray
    1-Tier Serving Tray
    Our Piece Code: SERP
    1-Tier serving trays are used to serve appetizers and desserts. They are typically made from a dinner sized plate in a particular pattern.
  • 2-Tier Serving Tray
    2-Tier Serving Tray
    Our Piece Code: ST2
    2-Tier serving trays are used to serve appetizers and desserts. They are typically made from the dinner plate and salad plate of a particular pattern.
  • 3-Tier Serving Tray
    3-Tier Serving Tray
    Our Piece Code: ST3
    3-Tier serving trays like the 2-tier serving trays, are used to serve appetizers and desserts. They are typically made from the dinner plate, salad plate and bread & butter plate of a particular pattern.
  • Bamboo Handled Serving Plate
    Bamboo Handled Serving Plate
    Our Piece Code: SEPBR
    Bamboo handled serving plates are typically made from a salad plate from your pattern and feature a rounded bamboo handle. These pieces can be used to serve a variety of appetizers, finger foods, and desserts. Nothing would make this piece look prettier than a display of chocolate petit fours. The approximate height of this piece is 4 1/2" inches.
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    Footed Nut Bowl
    Our Piece Code: NUTFHR
    Footed nut bowls are used to serve nuts and candies. They are typically made from the cereal bowl or the soup bowl of a particular pattern.
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    Footed Tidbit Tray
    Our Piece Code: TIDSPR
    Footed tidbit trays like the 2-tier serving trays, are used to serve appetizers and desserts. They are typically made from the salad plate.
  • Cake Stand
    Cake Stand
    Our Piece Code: CAFMR
    Cake stands are used to display and serve appetizers, cakes and other desserts. They are typically made from the dinner plate.
  • Cake Stand
    Cheese Plate-Glass Dome
    Our Piece Code: CHPFDR
    Cheese plates with glass domes are used to display and serve cheeses, appetizers, and finger foods. They are typically made from the salad or dessert plate.

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