Impeccable Tableware Craftsmanship

Antique-Emerald by Cris d'Arques/Durand is a beautiful pressed glass pattern featuring an exquisite design of arches and ornate, decorative cutting. The intricate and elegant design of Antique-Emerald perfectly complements the bowl design of the accompanying Wexford-Clear glassware and the linear...

Posted by on 26 March 2015 | 12:10 pm

Superlative English and American Artistry

Donovan Bird by Minton features an asymmetrical, exotic floral and bird design, elegantly accented by dazzling gold trim. The floral elements and design of Donovan Bird work beautifully with the graceful Marcella crystal and exquisite Chateau Rose patterns. Minton is...

Posted by on 24 March 2015 | 2:00 pm

Flowers for Spring

A gently scalloped edge with green trim enhances the pink peony and blue and yellow floral designs of Royal Doulton Floradora Green. The pattern beautifully represents the production excellence associated with the company. Founded as Doulton and Watts in Lambeth,...

Posted by on 19 March 2015 | 1:31 pm

Exquisite American & European Tableware Design

Pembroke-Gold Trim by John Aynsley & Sons features a sprawling, brilliantly colored floral motif based on an Asian-inspired, 18th-century Aynsley design. Aynsley China is one of the most influential companies in the British tableware industry, producing iconic designs like Wild...

Posted by on 17 March 2015 | 3:19 pm

Masterful Tableware Artistry

The Traditions Series pattern by Spode China comprises a variety of traditional scenes, each in an attractive blue and white color motif. The collection includes such designs as Milkmaid, Castle, Greek, and our featured design this week, Caramanian (first produced...

Posted by on 13 March 2015 | 12:30 pm

Ornate Design, American Craftsmanship

The Ming-Birds pattern is a gorgeous representation of Lenox China's exquisite artistry. This fine bone china, produced from 1917 to 1963, features gold trim and a spectacular, multicolor scroll design around the rim of the plate interspersed with scenes of...

Posted by on 19 February 2015 | 2:59 pm

Organic Designs, Beautiful Effects

Wedgwood Cream Color on Lavender is scallop-shaped, with rim, the blue (lavender) color contrasting with the elegant Wedgwood cream-colored grapevine design in bas-relief on the rim, and delicate, embossed fluting on the outside edge. (The bas-relief design was introduced in...

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 3:21 pm

Popular Designs, Alluring Craftsmanship

The Ming-Birds pattern is a gorgeous representation of Lenox China's exquisite artistry. This fine bone china, produced from 1917 to 1963, features gold trim and a spectacular, multicolor scroll design around the rim of the plate interspersed with scenes of...

Posted by on 22 January 2015 | 2:43 pm

Kirk Silver "Repousse" Tea Caddy

This gorgeous sterling silver tea caddy in the "Repousse" (Full Chased-Landscape design) pattern by Kirk Silver features a stunningly detailed landscape design, and is a beautiful example of the chased repousse style that became widely popular in 19th-century America. Repousse...

Posted by on 6 January 2015 | 12:32 pm

Stag & Holly Bowl by Fenton

Stag & Holly by Fenton is a charming glassware pattern with a playful holly leaf and deer design. Here, we're showcasing a three-toed, crimped Stag & Holly bowl in the "Marigold" carnival glass color. This pattern was first produced a...

Posted by on 16 December 2014 | 3:55 pm