Laying the Elegant Table: (Enteraining with Vintage Table Service) China, Faience, Porcelain, Majolica, Glassware, Flatware, T
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The prices of many antiques have fallen in recent years, making it feasible to serve your guests on fine Victorian china with ornate sterling silver table service and cut crystal stemware. This book teaches the host/hostess the best way to use vintage table service items, such as egg cups, soup tureens, napkin rings, serving trays, fine china and more.
Discover the art of setting a beautiful and inviting table with this inspirational guide to using classic and vintage table settings for contemporary living. Anyone who enjoys entertaining is sure to be inspired by these objects of charm and history, which bring elegance and finesse to any table. Among the list of items profiled in the book are numerous types of plates, stemware, flatware, as well as serving platters, soup tureens, serving trays, chafing dishes, egg cups, napkin holders and more. The author delves into the history behind each item, expounding on craftsmanship, popular designs and proper uses. Christian Sarramon's atmospheric photographs show each piece in a contemporary setting, and delightful reproductions of vintage engravings and lithographs adorn the margins, giving the book the feel of an old-time almanac. This is a perfect gift and an ideal addition to your own collection.
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- Rizzoli International Publications
- Width: 8.5 inches
- Height: 11 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 3.31 pounds
- Hard Cover with dust jacket