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Accessorizing The Holiday Table

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The only four known 18th-century silver cheese stands are in museums or private collections

The only four known 18th-century silver cheese stands are in museums or private collections

Get festive and have the best place setting this holiday season. With some our most unique and special items, you can set the table for this holiday and impress all your thanksgiving guests.

Make your appetizers and delightful snacks look exquisite for your extended family in our Silver Georgian Cheese stand is truly one of a kind. Made by London Silversmith Soloman Houghman, this cheese stand is only one of four that was crafted from silver. With plenty of room for crackers and delicious cheeses, you will surprise all your guests with a beautiful array of everyone’s favorite hors d’oeouvres. Add some fresh grapes and light greenery and you have the perfect presentation.

This rare and lovely majolica oyster stand by Minton would be the star of any dining affair.

This rare and lovely majolica oyster stand by Minton would be the star of any dining affair.

 

 

 

Add even more decadence to your room and hors d’oevures display with this rare Majolica Oyster Stand by Milton. With four tiers of twenty seven shells that end in an eel and fish decorative finial atop, this piece would be the star of your dining collection. Place any variation of your favorite oyster recipe in each shell and amaze your guests with such a beautiful presentation. Milton was Europe’s leading ceramic factory during the Victorian Era and prevails in importance and rarity today.

This extraordinary Victorian silver plate biscuit box boasts expert craftsmanship and a stunning design.

This extraordinary Victorian silver plate biscuit box boasts expert craftsmanship and a stunning design.

During the main course, keep your yummy biscuits fresh and warm in this Victorian Silver Plate Biscuit Box. Adorned in figures from the Early Roman Empire, this continuous relief decoration represents symbolic sacrifice in the traditions of this period. This biscuit box is set atop a matching silver tray and is crowned with a magnificent eagle finial. This unique box serves not only a symbol of outstanding, but a symbol of the extraordinary talent and craftsmanship during the Victorian era.

Distinguished by a ring of hobstars contrasted by smooth flutes circling the rim and center, this compote is a treasure for the American cut glass enthusiast.

Distinguished by a ring of hobstars contrasted by smooth flutes circling the rim and center, this compote is a treasure for the American cut glass enthusiast.

Can’t forget the best part of the meal! Enjoy a delicious spiced apple dessert served in one of our magnificent cut glass compotes. Our Aberdeen American Cut Glass Compote, crafted by the Jewel Cut Class Company of Newark, represents truly remarkable artistry and skill. It is of the Aberdeen pattern, also known as Hobstar and Flutes, which is considered one of the premiere patterns of all the cut glass motifs. Any scrumptious dessert would be beautifully presented in this compote.

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