A Thanksgiving dining table should provide a
comfortable entertaining ambience, one that is functional as
well as attractive.
Noritake Fine China
If you are seeking one set of fine china for today’s many
entertaining styles, then Noritake’s boxed china service for
eight (dinner plates, salad plates, bowls, cups with saucers and
accent plates) is the perfect choice. It comes with an additional
seven-piece service set: oval platter, oval serving bowl, creamer,
sugar container with lid and gravy bowl with tray.
Each piece is made of fine white translucent porcelain and
features gold- or platinum-etched metallic designs. It lends
itself to mixing and matching, and Noritake has included the
two latest fashion trends: accent plates and all-purpose bowls.
The accent plates are nine inches in diameter and can be
placed on the dinner plates to serve a first course with dramatic flair. They can also be used later as dessert plates. The all-purpose bowl can be used for soup, salad, and even fruit.
Chargers are large shallow plates or platters that have
an enhanced lip and are used as an elegant frame for dinner
plates. Charger plates first became popular in the United States
around 1900. The first ones were ceramic, but in the 1950s
metallic accents were first produced in Italy.
This exclusive set of eight 13-inch chargers is made
by artisans who hand-apply individual paper-thin sheets of
hammered aluminum leaf to create gold or silver chargers.
The plate is then rubbed and sealed with a minimum of four
to six coats of the highest-quality clear lacquer to protect
against moisture and oxidation. Chargers also look lovely
lining the center of your table holding centerpieces or candles.
A 14-by-14-inch tray is included for serving or storage.