Mottahedeh Golden Solitude Dinnerware: Golden Solitude's shapes were created by the Furstenberg Factory in Germany in 1747, for Duke Carl I of Brunswick, its founder. Mottahedeh's pattern is produced in the same German factory today. For Birdsong lovers, this is the same body, but in white, hand edged in 24 carat gold. This service complements Birdsong as well as many other dinnerware patterns with its simplicity and delicate relief. Five-Piece place setting includes Dinner, Salad/Dessert, Butt…
Blue Canton The most fashionable tables in the early American Republic were set with blue and white "Canton" ware, so called for the great Chinese trading port from which it came. Chinese blue and white porcelain was in demand well into the 19th century and has been part of the heritage of many American families. Blue Canton faithfully recaptures this centuries old tradition and taste.
Duke of Gloucester Dinnerware: Duke of GloucesterThis extraordinary pattern, featuring twenty colors and 22K gold, is one of the finest manifestations of the Rococo style. The design incorporates colorful fruit and imaginary insects within a rim of green enamel and gold flecking. The dinner service was originally made for William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, circa 1770.
These spritely little dogs are "Bolognese" terriers, a breed much fancied as pets in the aristocratic households of 18th century Europe. The original figures were produced in the Meissen workshops under Kaendlers' direction from 1736-1760 and this pair is reproduced from original antiques in the collection at the Chatsworth Castle, the home of the Duke of Devonshire. Mottahedeh's reproductions are entirely hand painted on fine porcelain in Italy. 7 1/2"H x 11 /2"L. Pair.