China Pattern Piece Types

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  • Dinner Plate
    Our Piece Code: DP

    Dinner plates are a component of the typical 5-piece place setting. Used for serving, entrées, dinner plates are generally 9" to 11” in diameter and can feature either a rim or coupe (no rim) shape.


  • Square Dinner Plate
    Our Piece Code: DPS

    Square Dinner plates are a component of the typical 5-piece place setting and used for serving entrées. Square dinner plates are a more modern version of the traditional round dinner plate, and offer a versatile way to add extra style to place settings.


  • Salad Plate
    Our Piece Code: SP
    Salad plates are also a component of the typical 5-piece place setting. They resemble dinner plates and range in size from 6" to 8.” These plates can be used for salads or desserts.

  • Square Salad Plate
    Our Piece Code: SSP

    Square Salad plates are also a component of the typical 5-piece place setting. They resemble dinner plates and can be used for salads or desserts. Square salad plates offer the added bonus of being easy to hold during parties, backyard barbecues, or any other “non-table” gathering.


  • Luncheon Plate
    Our Piece Code: LP
    Luncheon plates are typically 8" to 9” in diameter and are perfect for serving breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, snacks, and desserts.

  • Bread & Butter Plate
    Our Piece Code: BB
    Bread & butter plates are the final component of a 5-piece place setting. These plates resemble salad plates and are used for serving bread, butter pats, and servings of whipped butter. They may also be used for desserts. Bread and butter plates are generally 5" to 7” in diameter.

  • Dessert/Pie Plate
    Our Piece Code: DES

    Dessert/pie plates are often similar in size to salad plates and usually feature more decoration than a dinner plate. Their size makes them a great addition for breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, snacks, and of course, desserts.


  • Fruit/Dessert Bowl
    Our Piece Code: FR
    Fruit/dessert bowls are generally 4" to 6” in diameter and can be used to serve individual portions of fruit, nuts, and ice cream.

  • Coupe Cereal Bowl
    Our Piece Code: CERC
    Coupe cereal bowls are great for everyday use. They can be used to serve a variety of cereals, soups, salads, and desserts. These bowls do not feature a pronounced rim.

  • Rimmed Cereal Bowl
    Our Piece Code: CER
    Rimmed cereal bowls come in a variety of sizes and are great for serving cereal, soups, and dishes of ice cream. Rimmed cereal bowls feature a pronounced rim.