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Laying the Elegant Table

China, Faience, Porcelain, Majolica, Glassware, Flatware, Tureens, Platters, Trays, Centerpieces, Tea Sets

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Hardback

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Laying the Elegant Table by Ines Heugel
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Description

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.

Author Biography

Ines Heugel is a journalist and writer who specializes in decorative arts and interior design. She publishes regularly in Elle Decoration and Marie-Claire Maison. Christian Sarramon specializes in lifestyle photography.
Release date Australia
March 23rd, 2010
Author
Contributor
By (photographer) Christian Sarramon
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
colour illustrations, frontispiece
Imprint
Universe Publishing
Pages
178
Dimensions
219x275x25
ISBN-13
9780789320483
Product ID
3811784

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