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More Hollowware Piece Types
Gravy Boat Our Piece Code: SGR
Gravy boats are used for serving gravies and sauces. Gravy boats may include an attached, or detached, underplate. You can find these versatile pieces in a variety of shapes and sizes.
Loving Cup Our Piece Code: SLVC
Loving cups are large drinking vessels that have two or more handles. Traditionally, the piece was passed from person to person at large banquets. Today, these pieces are often awarded as prizes or trophies, and are very collectable. We feature a beautiful example of one of these cups in our online museum.
Candelabra Our Piece Code: SCABS3
Candelabras are decorative silver pieces that have sockets for candles. These pieces add a wonderful accent to any table.
Water Goblet Our Piece Code: SG
Water goblets are generally larger than wine goblets and are placed to the right of the dinner plate. Click here for a helpful place setting reference guide.
Wine Goblet Our Piece Code: SW
Wine goblets are most commonly used with water goblets. Like the water goblet, the wine goblet is placed on the table to the upper right of the dinner plate, and is generally placed closer to the guest than the water goblet. The wine goblet can be used to serve a variety of red, white, and spritzer wines.
Champagne/Tall Sherbet Our Piece Code: SSH
Champagne/tall sherbets feature short stems and shallow bowls. These pieces are often called saucer champagnes. The sherbet/champagne reached the height of its popularity during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. It was later discovered that the taller and more slender bowls of champagne flutes were better at helping champagne retain its bubbles.
Mint Julep Our Piece Code: SMJ
Mint juleps are cups are used to serve drinks which contain aromatic herbs and spices. The recipe for a mint julep generally includes bourbon, crushed ice, sugar, and fresh mint!
Compote Our Piece Code: SCOM
Compotes are used to serve steamed or baked fruit desserts. Compotes can also be used for decorative purposes or to serve candies.