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Lily by Frank Whiting Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 48 Pcs Dinner
By Frank Whiting
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Lily by Frank M. Whiting sterling silver flatware set, 48 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 7/8" 12 dinner size forks, 7 7/8" 12 salad forks, 6 ...
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20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Georgian by Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 72 Pcs Dinner
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Georgian by Towle sterling silver flatware set, 72 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, w/french stainless blades, 9 7/8" 8 dinner size forks, 7 1/2" 8 s...
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Antique 19th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Leonore by Manchester Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 52 Pcs Dinner
By Manchester Silver Co. & S. S.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Leonore by Manchester sterling silver flatware set - 52 pieces. This set includes: Eight dinner size knives, 9 5/8" Eight dinner size forks, 7 1/2" Eight salad forks, 6 ...
Category

Vintage 1930s English Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Olympian, Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Service for 8 Set 40 Pc Dinner
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb Olympian by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware set, 40 pieces. This set includes: 8 large dinner size knives, 10 3/8" 8 dinner size forks, 7 7/8" (rare!) 8 regular kn...
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Antique Late 19th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Lancaster by Gorham Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 64 Pcs Dinner
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Lancaster by Gorham sterling silver flatware set, 64 Pieces. This popular beaded pattern with intricate rose detailing was introduced by Gorham in the year 1897. This set...
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Antique 1890s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

King William, Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Dinner 92 Pieces
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb King William by Tiffany and Co. sterling silver flatware set, 92 pieces. This old English style pattern was introduced in the year 1870. The pieces are large and heavy, with w...
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Antique 1870s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Acorn by Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Dinner Flatware Set for Eight Service
By Georg Jensen
Located in Big Bend, WI
Acorn by George Jensen sterling silver dinner flatware set - 57 pieces. This set includes: Eight dinner knives, short handle, 9", eight dinner forks, 7 1/2", eight luncheon...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Olympian by Tiffany & Co Sterling Silver Flatware Service for 8 Set 59 Pc Dinner
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb dinner size Olympian by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware set - 59 pieces. This set includes: 8 large dinner size knives, 10 1/4" 8 dinner size forks, 7 7/8" 8 luncheon/...
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Antique Late 19th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Tiber by Buccellati Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 132 Pcs Dinner
By Mario Buccellati
Located in Big Bend, WI
Monumental scarce dinner size "Tiber" by Buccellati sterling silver flatware set - 132 Pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 12 dinner forks, 8" 12 salad forks, 7...
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Late 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Acorn by Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Dinner Flatware Set for 8 Service 32 Pcs
By Georg Jensen
Located in Big Bend, WI
Acorn by George Jensen sterling silver dinner flatware set - 32 pieces. This set includes: eight dinner knives, short handle, serrated, 9", eight dinner forks, 7 1/2", eight salad fo...
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Vintage 1940s Danish Scandinavian Modern Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Tiber by Buccellati Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 138 Pcs Dinner
By Mario Buccellati
Located in Big Bend, WI
Monumental scarce dinner size "Tiber" by Buccellati sterling silver flatware set - 138 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 12 dinner forks, 8" 12 salad fork...
Category

Late 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Craftsman by Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 148 Pieces Dinner
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Big Bend, WI
Monumental dinner and Luncheon craftsman by Towle sterling silver flatware set, 148 pieces. This set includes: Measures: 12 dinner size knives, 9 1/2" 12 dinner size forks, 8 1/8...
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Vintage 1930s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Old French by Gorham Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 48 Pcs Dinner
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Old French by Gorham sterling silver Flatware set, 48 pieces. This set includes: Reminiscent of Parisian cafes, the clean lines and simple styling of this Classic patter...
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Antique Early 1900s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Dog Nose by CJ Vander Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 10 Service Dinner Size
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb dinner size "Dog Nose" by CJ Vander English sterling silver flatware set (with Rattail Knives), 53 pieces. This simple, unadorned pattern shows off the true beauty of the silv...
Category

Early 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Giorgio by Zaramella Argenti Italy 800 Silver Flatware Set for 12 Dinner 63 Pcs
By Zaramella Argenti 1
Located in Big Bend, WI
Outstanding dinner size Giorgio by Zaramella Argenti Italy 800 silver flatware set, 63 pieces. This set includes: Ten dinner size knives, 9 3/4" Ten dinner size forks, 8" Ten regula...
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20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Starlit by Allan Adler Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 83 Pcs Dinner
By Allan Adler
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size "Starlit" by Allan Adler sterling silver flatware set, 83 pieces. This fantastic hand-hammered set includes: Measure: 12 dinner size knives, solid handles, 9 5/8" 12...
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20th Century American Arts and Crafts Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Palmette by Tiffany Co Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 74 Pcs Dinner
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Scarce dinner size Palmette by Tiffany & Co. Sterling silver flatware set - 74 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 5/8" 12 dinner size forks, 8 1/8" 12 salad for...
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Vintage 1940s American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Rose by Stieff Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 97 Pc Repoussé Dinner
By The Stieff Co. 1
Located in Big Bend, WI
Large dinner size rose by Stieff repousséd sterling silver Flatware set, 97 pieces. This set includes: 12 Dinner Size Knives, 9 1/2" 12 Dinner Size Forks, 7 3/8" 12 Salad Forks,...
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20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Orchid by International Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 76 Pcs Dinner
By International Silver
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner Size Orchid by International sterling silver flatware set of 76 pieces. This set includes: Eight dinner size knives, 9 1/2" Eight dinner size forks, 7 7/8" Eight salad forks,...
Category

Vintage 1930s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Chippendale by Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 59 Pieces Dinner
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Chippendale by Towle sterling silver flatware set of 59 pieces (with lots of great servers!). This set includes: Eight dinner size knives, 9 5/8" Eight dinner size forks...
Category

20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Chippendale by Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 51 Pieces Dinner
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Chippendale by Towle sterling silver flatware set - 51 pieces. This set includes: Eight dinner size knives, 9 5/8" Eight dinner size forks, 8" Eight salad forks, 6 5/8" ...
Category

20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Acorn by Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service Dinner
By Georg Jensen
Located in Big Bend, WI
Acorn by Georg Jensen sterling silver dinner sized flatware Set for a 12 Service incluiding 48 pieces: 12 dinner knives, short handle, 9 7/8", 12 dinner forks, 7 1/2", 12 salad forks...
Category

Early 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Aria by Christofle France Silverplate Flatware Service for 8 Set 42 Pcs Dinner
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Aria by Christofle France estate silver plate flatware set  42 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 8 dinner size forks, 8 1/8" 8 salad forks, 6 1...
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20th Century French Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Aria by Christofle France Silverplate Flatware Service for 8 Set 60 Pcs Dinner
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Aria by Christofle France estate silverplate flatware set of 60 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 8 dinner size forks, 8 1/8" 8 luncheon/desser...
Category

20th Century French Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Aria by Christofle France Silverplate Flatware Service for 8 Set 48 Pcs Dinner
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Aria by Christofle France estate silverplate flatware set of 48 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 8 dinner size forks, 8 1/8" 8 salad forks, 6 ...
Category

20th Century French Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Royal Danish by International Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 24 Dinner 164 Pcs
By International Silver
Located in Big Bend, WI
Monumental dinner size Royal Danish by International sterling silver flatware set, 164 pieces. This set includes: 24 dinner size knives, with stainless modern blades, 9 3/4" 24 ...
Category

20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Marly by Christofle Silver Plate Flatware Set Service for 8 Dinner 51 Pcs France
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Marly by Christofle France silver plate flatware set, 51 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 8 dinner size forks, 8 1/4" 8 luncheon/dessert fork...
Category

Antique 19th Century Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Silver Plumes by Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 50 Pcs Dinner
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size silver plumes by Towle sterling silver flatware set, 50 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 5/8" 8 dinner size forks, 8" 8 salad forks, 6 3/4" 8 teaspoons...
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Mid-20th Century American Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Buttercup by Gorham Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 84 Pcs Dinner
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb dinner size buttercup by Gorham sterling silver flatware set, 84 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 12 dinner size forks, 7 1/2" 12 salad forks, 6 1/4" ...
Category

Antique 1890s Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Old Master by Towle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Service 67 Pieces Dinner
By Towle Silversmiths
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size old master by Towle sterling silver flatware set, 67 pieces. This set includes: Eight dinner size knives, 9 5/8", eight dinner size forks, 7 3/4", eight salad forks, ...
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Mid-20th Century Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Mythologique by Gorham Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 76 pcs Dinner
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb dinner size Mythologique by Gorham sterling silver flatware set, 76 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 12 dinner size forks, 8" 12 large salad/fish ...
Category

20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Cluny by Christofle France Silverplate Flatware Service for 12 Set 62 Pcs Dinner
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Cluny by Christofle France estate silver plate flatware set of 62 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner size knives, 9 1/2" 12 dinner size forks, 8 1/8" 12 dessert/sa...
Category

20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Audubon by Tiffany & Co Sterling Silver Flatware Set Dinner for 12 Service Birds
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Big Bend, WI
Masterfully crafted dinner size Audubon by Tiffany & Co. sterling silver flatware set of 62 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner knives, 10 1/4" 12 dinner forks, 8 1/8" 12 lunch...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Aria by Christofle France Silver Plate Flatware Service for 8 Set 76 Pcs Dinner
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Aria by Christofle France estate silver plate Flatware set - 76 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 3/4" 8 dinner size forks, 8 1/8" 8 dessert knives, 7 3...
Category

20th Century French Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Wilton by Old Newbury Crafters Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 8 Dinner 42 Pcs
By Old Newbury Crafters
Located in Big Bend, WI
Superb handmade dinner size "Wilton" by Old Newbury Crafters sterling silver flatware set, 42 pieces. This set includes: 8 dinner size knives, 9 1/2" 8 dinner size forks, 7 1/2" ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Sterling Silver

Materials

Sterling Silver

Hannah Hull by Tuttle Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Service 92 Pcs Dinner
By Tuttle Silver Company
Located in Big Bend, WI
Dinner size Hannah Hull by Tuttle sterling silver flatware set, 92 pieces. All pieces are stamped with a date mark from Eisenhower's first term, for the years 1953-1956. This set inc...
Category

Late 20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Tjorn by Dansk Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Dinner Service 49 Pcs Modern
By Dansk
Located in Big Bend, WI
Fabulous Scandinavian Modern Tjorn by Dansk sterling silver Flatware set, 49 pieces. This set has solid handle knives with innovative stainless blades that are nearly seamless where ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Marly by Christofle Silver Plate Flatware Set Service for 12 Dinner 84 Pc France
By Christofle
Located in Big Bend, WI
Beautiful dinner size Marly by Christofle silver plate flatware set of 84 pieces. This set includes: 12 dinner knives, 10" 12 dinner forks, 8 1/8" 12 salad forks, 6 1/2" 12 tea...
Category

Antique 19th Century Tableware

Materials

Silver Plate

Tjorn by Dansk Sterling Silver Flatware Set for 12 Dinner Service 110 Pcs Rare
By Dansk
Located in Big Bend, WI
Monumental Scandinavian Modern Tjorn by Dansk sterling silver flatware set, 110 pieces. This set includes many exceedingly rare pieces and features solid handle knives with innovativ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tableware

Materials

Sterling Silver

Elegant Topiary White Ceramic Dinner Plates, Set for Four
By Este Ceramiche
Located in Milan, IT
An elegant white background contrasts with the verdant topiary shrubs hand-painted on the ceramic set of eight plates. The wicker placeholder is white with a green border.
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2010s Italian Other Dinner Plates

Materials

Ceramic

Tapio Wirkkala for Rosenthal Dinner Coffee 80 Pieces Set Plates Noire Porcelain
By Rosenthal, Kurt Rosenthal
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Tapio Wirkkala's white and black, including dinner, lunch, salad and bread plates, platters, soup bowls, coffee or tea pot, sugar and creamer, bowls, covered bowls and more. Service ...
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20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain, Glass

Set of Twelve Service/Dinner Plates Made in England for Ovington Brothers
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Set of twelve service/dinner plates made in England for Ovington Brothers Dimensions: 10.5 inches.
Category

Mid-20th Century European Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Set of Twelve Service/Dinner Plates Made in England for Ovington Brothers
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Set of twelve service/dinner plates made in England for Ovington Brothers Dimensions: 10.5 inches.
Category

Mid-20th Century European Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Set of Six Costantinopoli Dinner Plates by Vito Nesta for Les Ottomans, Italy
By Les Ottomans, Vito Nesta
Located in Firenze, IT
Beautiful set of six porcelain dinner plates by Vito Nesta for Les Ottomans will make an elegant statement with sophisticated Art de la table for every occasion. Handmade in Italy...
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2010s Italian Other Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Set of 12 Mid-Century Noir Dinner Plates by Tapio Wirkkala for Rosenthal
By Rosenthal, Tapio Wirkkala
Located in New York, NY
This set of 12 black porcelain Noir dinner plates was designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Rosenthal, circa 1970. Each round plate features a slim high-gloss lip, a wide rim rendered in Wi...
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Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Set of 12 Gold Cauldon Dinner Plates for Cowell & Hubbard Co, Ohio
By Cauldon
Located in Toronto, ON
A set of 12 antique gold and floral dinner plates, by Cauldon England for Cowell & Hubbard Co, Cleveland, OH. Ornately gilded and with a touch of floral motif, these timeless and ele...
Category

Early 20th Century English Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Set of Six Topkapi Porcelain Dinner Plates by Vito Nesta for Les Ottomans, Italy
By Les Ottomans, Vito Nesta
Located in Firenze, IT
Beautiful Topkapi dinner plates by Vito Nesta for Les Ottomans will make an elegant statement with sophisticated Art de la table for every occasion Handmade in Italy Upon reque...
Category

2010s Italian Other Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Set of 10 Green and Gold Cauldon Dinner Plates for Reizenstein and Sons
By Cauldon
Located in Toronto, ON
A set of 10 antique green and gold dinner plates, Cauldon England for Reizenstein and Sons Pittsburgh.
Category

Early 20th Century English Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Set of 17 Underplates Anonymous for Woodline, Denmark, 1960s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Set of 17 under plates anonymous for Woodline, Denmark, 1960s. Brazilian rosewood. Measure: W 29 cm/ 11 1/2'' D 29 cm/ 11 1/2''.
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Vintage 1960s Danish Scandinavian Modern Dinner Plates

Materials

Rosewood

Set of 9 Ceramic Plates by Enzo Bioli for Il Picchio
By Enzo Bioli
Located in Milan, IT
Rare set of 9 ceramic plates by Enzo Bioli for Il Picchio. 8 dining plates and another bigger piece. Beautiful drawings with metaphoric depiction.
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Modern Dinner Plates

Materials

Ceramic

Antique Set of 11 Floral and Gilded Dessert Plates for Ovington's
By Hammersley
Located in Toronto, ON
An antique set of 11 dessert plates made for Ovington's by Hammersley & Co, England. Beautifully gilded gold pattern with floral design.
Category

Early 20th Century English Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Set of 12 Royal Doulton for J. E. Caldwell Floral and Gilt Plates
By Royal Doulton, J.E. Caldwell & Co.
Located in Toronto, ON
A set of 10 antique Limoges floral and gilt plates for J.E. Caldwell.
Category

Early 20th Century English Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Set of 10 Limoges for J. E. Caldwell Floral and Gilt Plates
By Limoges, J.E. Caldwell & Co.
Located in Toronto, ON
A set of 10 antique Limoges floral and gilt plates for J.E. Caldwell.
Category

Early 20th Century French Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Postmodern Dinnerware Set by Dorothy Hafner for Tiffany & Co. "Chevron" Print
By Dorothy Hafner, Tiffany & Co.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A large set of handmade porcelain dinnerware and coffee / tea service designed by Dorothy Hafner for Tiffany & Co., 1982. The set is being sold as service for six minus one soup bowl...
Category

Vintage 1980s American Post-Modern Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Joseph Albers "Study for Homage to the Square" Set of 6 plates
By Josef Albers
Located in Brooklyn, NY
"Study for Homage to the Square", 1954, Oil on Masonite. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Gift of the American Art Foundation. Reproduced with the kind permission of The ...
Category

1990s Mid-Century Modern Dinner Plates

Materials

Ceramic

Set of Six Spode Oyster Plates, Pink, Lavender & Gold-Made for Tiffany's
By Copeland & Garrett Spode
Located in Great Barrington, MA
Wonderful rare set of six "Aesthetic Movement" hand-painted oyster plates, made by Spode and retailed by Tiffany and Company. The fabulous shaded soft pink ground shaded to...
Category

Antique 19th Century English Dinner Plates

Materials

Paste, Porcelain

Copeland Spode Queen Mary Rococo Pink Porcelain Plates for Tiffany & Co. Set / 6
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A set of six Copeland Spode Queen Mary porcelain plates made for Tiffany & Co., England, circa early 1900s. Enameled with a central Venetian scene of figures seated in a park with...
Category

Early 20th Century English Rococo Revival Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Pierre Motton, Gien Faïence Figural Chinoiserie Plates for Tiffany & Co. Set 12
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A set of twelve faïence plates in the chinoiserie style, circa early 1960s, by Pierre Motton in Gien, France. A fine quality faience pottery, hand painted with five different scen...
Category

Mid-20th Century French Chinoiserie Dinner Plates

Materials

Faience

Set of Eight Brown-Westhead Moore Co. Cake Plates England, for New York
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Set of eight brown-Westhead Moore Co. 8.75" cake plates England, manufactured for sale in New York, circa early 1900s in very good original condition.
Category

Early 20th Century English Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

Antique Set of 12 Laurelton Green and Gold Dishes for Fondeville, New York
By Fondeville
Located in Toronto, ON
A set of 12 antique Laurelton green and gold dishes for Fondeville, New York.
Category

Mid-20th Century American Dinner Plates

Materials

Porcelain

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Dinner Sets For 8 For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic dinner sets for 8 available at 1stDibs. A dinner sets for 8 — often made from metal, silver and sterling silver — can elevate any home. Find 245 options for an antique or vintage dinner sets for 8 now, or shop our selection of 3 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect dinner sets for 8 — we have versions that date back to the 19th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. Each dinner sets for 8 bearing Mid-Century Modern, Art Nouveau or Modern hallmarks is very popular. Gorham Manufacturing Company, Towle Silversmiths and Alvin Silver Manufacturing Company each produced at least one beautiful dinner sets for 8 that is worth considering.

How Much is a Dinner Sets For 8?

A dinner sets for 8 can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $5,073, while the lowest priced sells for $391 and the highest can go for as much as $48,000.

Finding the Right Dining Entertaining for You

Your dining room table is a place where stories are shared and personalities shine. Just like the people who sit around your table, your serveware has its own stories and will help you create new memories with your friends and loved ones. From ceramic pottery to glass vases, set your table with serving pieces that add even more personality, color and texture to your dining experience.

Invite serveware from around the world to join your table settings. For special occasions, dress up your plates with a striking Imari charger from 19th-century Japan or incorporate Richard Ginori’s Italian porcelain plates into your dining experience. Celebrate the English ritual of afternoon tea with a Japanese tea set and an antique Victorian kettle. No matter how big or small your dining area is, there is room for the stories of many cultures and varied histories, and there are plenty of ways to add pizzazz to your meals.

Add different textures and colors to your table with dinner plates and pitchers of ceramic and silver or a porcelain lidded tureen, a serving dish with side handles that is often used for soups. Although porcelain and ceramic are both made in a kiln, porcelain is made with more refined clay and is more durable than ceramic because it is denser. The latter is ideal for statement pieces — your tall mid-century modern ceramic vase is a guaranteed conversation starter. And while your earthenware or stoneware is maybe better suited to everyday lunches as opposed to the fine bone china you’ve reserved for a holiday meal, handcrafted studio pottery coffee mugs can still be a rich expression of your personal style.

“My motto is ‘Have fun with it,’” says author and celebrated hostess Stephanie Booth Shafran. “It’s yin and yang, high and low, Crate & Barrel with Christofle silver. I like to mix it up — sometimes in the dining room, sometimes on the kitchen banquette, sometimes in the loggia. It transports your guests and makes them feel more comfortable and relaxed.”

Introduce elegance at supper with silver, such as a platter from celebrated Massachusetts silversmith manufacturer Reed and Barton or a regal copper-finish flatware set designed by International Silver Company, another New England company that was incorporated in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1898. By then, Meriden had already earned the nickname “Silver City” for its position as a major hub of silver manufacturing.

At the bar, try a vintage wine cooler to keep bottles cool before serving or an Art Deco decanter and whiskey set for after-dinner drinks — there are many possibilities and no wrong answers for tableware, barware and serveware. Explore an expansive collection of antique and vintage glass, ceramics and serveware today on 1stDibs.