Thanksgiving provides the perfect opportunity to set the table with great style. With a plethora of choices out there from the old guard companies to the young artisans, here is a selection of the best for your holiday table.
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Mr. Turkey Lurkey will have a nice perch here on the Turkey Serving Platter from Pottery Barn
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Gien's outdoorsy Sologny wildlife pattern captures lowland vegetation. Available through Michael C. Fina
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When the sky's the limit, Nymphemburg hand painted porcelain is the way to go. See their entire collection of custom china at their Chicago store, Kneen and Co
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White looks great when the food is the star. Anthropologie's
ceramic Monochrome Mosaic Dinner Plate.
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After years of covering tabletop trends, German hand painted Ming Dragon porcelain from Meissen
still tops my list.
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Stripes add a linear element for a kicky table. A new design from Raynaud
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Blue and white is the go to for a traditional table. The Aves bird pattern from Royal Crown Derby
has been around since the 1800's with new color introductions since then.
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For a more modern table, Sydney Albertini's
hand painted ceramic Dipped Dinner Plates are each slightly different.
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Bamboo is right for you-- try Juliska's
new instant classic called Classic Bamboo.
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Maybe the rest of your table is blue and white china and you need dessert plates? Well, here is just the thing! These charming flowering branch dessert plates come in a set of 6 from Christofle
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Parrot Tulips grace the China Tulip Charger from Asprey
. Floral patterns look great all year long, especially when your garden is not in bloom.
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Combining blooming branches and a geometric border, Medard de Noblat's Eden pattern adds pastel hues to the table, from Michael C. Fina
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Your pumpkin pie will look even better against the red of a Kyoto Dessert Plate from L'Objet through Vivre
. Available in a set of 4.
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One of the most beautiful patterns for it's raku glaze finish, Jaune de Chrome's
Finition has an earthy hand created quality.