The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The Complete Table: Setting the Table with Family Heirlooms

The late 19th and early 20th centuries, no china company was more popular among American brides than Haviland. The company, founded in 1842 by American David Haviland, specialized in importing the delicate hard-paste porcelain of the Limoges region of France manufactured and decorated to American tastes. More than 20,000 patterns are known to have been made, and many modern American hostesses have inherited their grandmother’s or great-grandmother’s Haviland china.

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  1. Great article on how to switch up a traditional/heirloom setting. I love Haviland china and have several pieces of it. I enjoy mixing and matching all of my collection to create lots of unique looks. Beautiful picture too!

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