Butler's Gourmet by Lenox Flatware
65-Piece Stainless Set
Butler’s Gourmet by
Lenox Flatware is a stylish and understated 18/10 stainless steel pattern (18/10 represents the ratio of chromium and nickel used in the stainless steel, which adds luster and durability to the pieces) that has a scallop-shaped tip with a fan/plume design, an outlined handle with beveled edge, and glossy finish. For a limited time, we offer this pattern at a truly spectacular value! The set includes 12 knives, 12 forks, 12 salad forks, 12 teaspoons, 12 soup spoons, and 5 serving pieces. Also available is the 5-piece place setting. It includes the knife, fork, salad fork, teaspoon, and soup spoon.
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The company that produced our featured flatware is a great American success story. The Lenox Ceramic Pottery Company, according to company literature, was founded in 1889 by Walter Scott Lenox. Born in 1859, Lenox was named for the 19th century Scottish writer, Sir Walter Scott, whose novels were extremely popular both in England and the U.S. Lenox grew up in Trenton, NJ, the “Staffordshire of America” of its time. With excellent transportation and good sources of fuel and clay, the state capital of New Jersey became the nation’s leading center for ceramics production.
Lenox first was organized as an art studio, producing one-of-a-kind pieces for a select market. By 1897 examples of the company’s work were displayed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. In 1918 President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson commissioned a set of 1,700 pieces, making Lenox the very first American china to grace a president’s table. Subsequently, sets were created for presidents Franklin Roosevelt (1934), Harry Truman (1951), Ronald Reagan (1981), and Bill Clinton (2000).
Following the end of World War II, the company continued to produce patterns popular in American households. Since the 1950s, about half the china set on dinner tables in this country has borne the Lenox backstamp. Responding to demand by consumers, Lenox introduced a line of hand-blown crystal to complement its china in 1966. In 1991, again responding to consumers’ requests for a coordinated table, Lenox began to produce silver flatware. This made it the first company in America to offer the complete tabletop.
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