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  • Original Blue Canton Jars were for Storing Dried Loose Tea

    In the olden days, this type of straight sided vessel was used to store dried loose tea. These Blue Canton tea jars are prod...

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  • Sacred Bird and Butterfly Expresses Charleston’s Colonial Past

    Mottahedeh first developed this pattern in the 1970’s, discontinued it, and re-introduced it again in 2005 by &n...

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  • Elegant Tree Details on Blue Shou Pattern Make a Relaxing Brunch

    As any other pattern that resembles traditional Chinese porcelain, Blue Shou represents an interesting blue and white twist ...

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  • Blue Torquay: Inspired by the Sea

    Clinging to the coast of Devon in southern England was the elegant resort town of Torquay, renowned for its mild climate and...

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  • Amazing Gift of 19th Century New York

    The nautical scenes depicted on this punch bowl are interpretations of a DeRoy lithograph after a drawing by A.J. Milb...

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  • A Perfect Apple Green Lace Landscape

    Apple Green Lace is a pattern that mixes well with other Lace patterns or with more decorative patterns. The delicate teardr...

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  • Palma Universal Historic Design Seems Contemporary

    Palma is a reproduction of a dinner service, circa 1840, designed by Fyodor Solntsev, the great Russian art historian, who p...

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  • Chelsea Bird originated in Chelsea, London, England

    Porcelain produced at Chelsea in London in the eighteenth century is regarded by many as the apex of English ceramic art. Am...

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  • Prosperity Dinnerware for Prosperous Interiors

    Mount Vernon, George and Martha Washington's family estate, licensed this lovely design. The Washingtons had a deep affinity...

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  • Cornflower Lace Tea for Two

    Cornflower Lace Tea for Two is a gift that will delight a couple or a person who just loves a small pot of tea. It is design...

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  • Exquisite Water Dance Table

    This pattern depicts watercolor fish reproduced from the Winterthur Library on paper, hand painted by Chinees ar...

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  • Tobacco Leaf In All Its Beauty

    This extravagant design was originally made in China, probably for export to the Portuguese and Brazilian markets. A small p...

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  • Red Dragon Brings Good Fortune

    The dragon is the symbol for good fortune and protection and was predominately used for the emperor. The pattern originated ...

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  • A Room Full of Berries and Butterflies - Famille Verte

    This graceful design, with its leaves, berries and butterflies, was derived directly from antique Chinese Palace porcelain. ...

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  • From President's House With Style

    This exact reproduction of a monumental tureen (circa 1740-60) is one of the oldest objects in the Mottahedeh assortment. It...

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  • Blue and White

    High fire fine china porcelains are produced withan ancient style of painting using a natural cobalt mineral or...

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  • Passion for Maps

    Historic maps have held the fascination of many people throughout the centuries because they are a window into the minds of ...

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  • Blue Dragon

    In ancient China the dragon became the symbol for the Emporor, bestowing good fortune and protection on the rig...

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  • Famille Verte Tea Service

    This graceful design with its leaves, berries and butterflies was derived from antique Chinese palace porcelain...

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  • Golden Butterfly

    This pattern was chosen by Nelson Rockefeller, former Vice President of the United States, when he and Mrs. Mot...

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  • Basset Hall Bowl

    The large punch bowl, circa 1760-1775, is a beautiful balance of strong geometric elements and also naturalisti...

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  • Sacred bird and Butterfly

    This is a Chinese export pattern of about 1800. The Chinese word for Butterfly, tieh, is a word which expresses...

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  • Mandarin Bouquet Table

    This pattern, collected by Henry Francis, Dupont, noted millionaire business man, philanthropist, dairy farmer ...

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  • Merian

    The Merian Service was designed by Mottahedeh from a Chinese dessert plate produced circa 1735.  We went b...

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  • Moon Gazing Rabbits

    We found these delightful creatures in a private home in Charleston, South Carolina.  They are door stops,...

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  • Tobacco Leaf Ginger Jar

    Tobacco Leaf shown here is an iconic design well known in the 18th Century from China and our best s...

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  • Wufu Cachepot

    This cachepot (or flower pot) was adapted from the original five sided antique with raised turquoise feet. ...

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  • Alhambra Canape Plates

    These perfect little plates are nice as a set of four for a hostess gift.  They can be used for tapas or a...

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  • Duke of Gloucester

    This pattern was originally produced as a private dinner service for the Duke of Gloucester, the brother of England’s ...

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  • HeirLuminare Home Fragrance

    When the fragrance is a memory, the vessel is a treasure. Vila Hermanos and Mottahedeh have joined hands to produce an exclu...

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