Laying The Elegant Table: China, Faience, Porcelain, Majolica, Glassware, Flatware, Tureens, Platters, Trays, Centerpieces, Tea Sets

By: Heugel, Ines

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Book Condition: Very Good


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Discover the art of setting a beautiful and inviting table with this inspirational guide to using classic and vintage table settings for contemporary living. Anyone who enjoys entertaining is sure to be inspired by these objects of charm and history, which bring elegance and finesse to any table. Among the list of items profiled in the book are numerous types of plates, stemware, flatware, as well as serving platters, soup tureens, serving trays, chafing dishes, egg cups, napkin holders and more. Ines Heugel delves into the history behind each item, expounding on craftsmanship, popular designs and proper uses. Christian Sarramon's atmospheric photographs show each piece in a contemporary setting, and delightful reproductions of vintage engravings and lithographs adorn the margins, giving the book the feel of an old-time almanac. This is a perfect gift and an ideal addition to your own collection.

Title: Laying The Elegant Table: China, Faience, Porcelain, Majolica, Glassware, Flatware, Tureens, Platters, Trays, Centerpieces, Tea Sets

Author Name: Heugel, Ines

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books: 1/1/2010

ISBN Number: 0789320487

ISBN Number 13: 9780789320483

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0789320487Z2

Description: 0789320487 in our rare books collection