In fine china
, there are three new patterns: Etienne Platinum, a combination of green and blue-gray, interwoven by a raised white scroll; Cambridge Green, a warm ivory body with green and gold banding and an accent salad plate with a center motif in green and gold; and Oregon, in green and navy with a scroll leaf design on ivory.
For more than 80 years, Lenox has created fine china
dinnerware for the White House, the vice president's official residence, over 300 U.
The Top-10 Fine China
list for the first quarter showed that platinum is hot in the formal market.
Wedgwood, founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood, has established an international reputation as a leading name in British fine china
This market, the firm is showcasing fine china
gifts, such as vanity trays, vases and votive holders.
Royal Doulton indicated in a statement that Lyons' departure resulted partially from a failed acquisition attempt of a large fine china
group in the U.
On the low end, a nice array of fine china
teacups and saucers by makers such as Royal Albert start at $12.
with engraved cutlery complemented by fine wines
New vendor fixturing programs were displayed at the Tabletop Show last month, including two versions of a flatware unit by Oneida, an updated Denby "shop" that can feature two or three massed out patterns, and Lenox fine china
Roth used fine china
and crystal that her grandmother gave her about 10 years ago, and some of the silverware came from her father.
Noritake was well- represented with 16 patterns, and fine china
dominated the mix there.
With an eye on increasing fine china
sales, Lenox Brands, Wedgwood and Noritake are expanding their assortment of accent plates this market.
The holidays: a time to bring out the fine china
, put on your festive threads and break out the heirloom decorations.
Stores have been very good at identifying trends, like the platinum trend, and are able to go after it" to keep interest alive in fine china
Lenox, founded in 1889 in Trenton, New Jersey and purchased by Brown-Forman in 1983, manufactures and markets leading brands in several consumer product categories, including Lenox fine china
, crystal, collectibles, and giftware; Dansk contemporary tableware and giftware; Gorham silver, crystal and china; and Kirk Stieff silver and pewter products.