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Crockery, cutlery, and glassware used for serving and eating meals at a table.
dishes, pots, crocks, plates, bowls, cups, saucersView synonyms
- ‘Other stars of the collection are remnants of medieval glazed jugs, tableware, and three-handled drinking cups from the 17th century.’
- ‘A studio offering artistic skills training produces tableware and decorative items sold on the commercial market.’
- ‘Staff and visitors took the opportunity to stock up on gifts for Christmas from the wonderful array of products on display, including hand woven materials, clothing, tableware and decorations.’
- ‘Handcrafted items such as bowls, trays, lamps and tableware, exquisite mats and carpets all bring to fore the excellent craftsmanship of the region.’
- ‘Britons, both at home and in the American colonies, enjoyed a newfound way to express themselves with fashionable tableware during the eighteenth century.’
- ‘An award-winning Hong Kong company has an alternative: biodegradable tableware.’
- ‘The most commonly sold commodities are foodstuffs and household items such as salt, sugar, fish sauce, soaps, clothing, fabric, tableware, and cooking implements.’
- ‘This again aims to challenge the conventions of tableware.’
- ‘This tableware can be had in exquisite patterns and vibrant colours.’
- ‘A vast range of products will be available, ranging from fine art and framing to design-oriented furniture, cosmetics, ceramics, glass and tableware.’
- ‘I use traditional techniques such as forging and hammering to create contemporary tableware that shows a bit of my character.’
- ‘Still on Christmas dinner, if you're short on tableware instead of buying extra, ask family members if you could borrow what they're not using.’
- ‘It expects to sell $55 million worth of tableware annually.’
- ‘This space also holds many, many portrait miniatures and paperweights, not to mention drinking glasses and tableware from the various imperial chateaux.’
- ‘While you wait for your order, you can browse through a range of furniture, textiles, carpets, glassware, tableware, candles, aromatherapy, books and much more.’
- ‘Doubtless, the wealthiest and most successful members of American society expected their jewellery and tableware to proclaim their own increasing sophistication.’
- ‘In fact, she has not turned a dollar since November 1969, apart from auctions of her furnishings, china, glassware, and tableware.’
- ‘Many ancient Chinese artifacts such as vases, bottles and tableware featured fishes and pomegranates known for their numerous fruit seeds.’
- ‘Other items discovered include a set of pewter tableware used by servants.’
- ‘There is a very comprehensive range of ceramics, from fabulous tableware to quirky characters and conceptual and exploratory pieces.’
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