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Coffee and Dinner Sets - Old and newer sets - Good quality at fair prices

Large assortment of both new and old coffee and dining sets

In this category you will find a lot of Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl porcelain coffee and dinner tableware, as well as a few other brands.

We have old discontinued tableware in stock. - Eg. we have a particularly large selection of Christmas Cups, Composers Services, Annual cups and matching cake dishes, as well as some of the Blue Painted Tableware, like Blue Flower, Blue Fluted etc.

Some of the discontinued tableware in this category is not possible for us to deliver, but you are always welcome to send us an inquiry and we will let you know if we can help you.

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Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Coffee Cup no. 1/1035 or 071, capacity 16 cl., Royal Copenhagen
Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Coffee Cup no. 1/1035 or 071, capacity 16 cl., Royal Copenhagen
Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Coffee Cup ...
USD 39.99
Item no: 1103071 Measurement: H: 7 cm
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The Sleigh Ride 1999, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -34%
The Sleigh Ride 1999, Royal Copen...
USD 24.38
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Item no: RX1999 Year: 1999 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Christmas time in the forest, 2023 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas time in the forest, 2023 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas time in the forest, 2023 Royal ...
USD 117.45
Item no: RX2023 Year: 2023 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Empire tableware deep plate, 24 cm, Bing & Grondahl no. 22, 322 or 605 -20%
Empire tableware deep plate, 24 cm, ...
USD 24.89
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Item no: 1425605 Measurement: H: 5 cm x Ø: 24 cm
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Blue Flower, Angular Plate 22cm no. 10/8550 or 621, Royal Copenhagen -10%
Blue Flower, Angular Plate 22cm no. 10/...
USD 29.42
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Item no: 1108621 Measurement: Ø: 22 cm
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Seagull Service with gold, cake plate 15cm no. 615, 306 or 28A
Seagull Service with gold, cake plate 15cm no. 615, 306 or 28A
-36%
Seagull Service with gold, cake plate 15...
USD 6.11
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Item no: 1303615 Measurement: H: 2 cm x Ø: 15 cm
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Waiting for Christmas 1982, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Waiting for Christmas 1982, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-30%
Waiting for Christmas 1982, R...
USD 24.38
Before: USD 34.67
Item no: RX1982 Year: 1982 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Christmas Guests 1993, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -47%
Christmas Guests 1993, Royal Copen...
USD 59.41
Before: USD 111.91
Item no: RX1993 Year: 1993 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Blue Flower, Angular, jug no. 10/8526, 20 cm, 1 liter, Royal Copenhagen
Blue Flower, Angular, jug no. 10/8526, 20 cm, 1 liter, Royal Copenhagen
-7%
Blue Flower, Angular, jug no. 10...
USD 78.68
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Item no: 10-8526 Measurement: H: 20 cm
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Blue Fluted, Half Lace, Coffee Cup WITHOUT SAUCER nr. 1/756 or 072, capacity 16 cl., Royal Copenhagen
Blue Fluted, Half Lace, Coffee Cup WITHOUT SAUCER nr. 1/756 or 072, capacity 16 cl., Royal Copenhagen
-19%
Blue Fluted, Half Lace, Coffee Cup ...
USD 24.38
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Item no: 1102072 Measurement: H: 7 cm x Ø: 8 cm
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Blue Fluted, Half Lace, flat plate 17cm no. 1/574 or 617 , Royal Copenhagen
Blue Fluted, Half Lace, flat plate 17cm no. 1/574 or 617 , Royal Copenhagen
-10%
Blue Fluted, Half Lace, flat plate 17c...
USD 55.67
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Item no: 1102617 Measurement: Ø: 17 cm
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White Magnolia Classic,  Flat plate 17 cm no. 617, Royal Copenhagen
White Magnolia Classic,  Flat plate 17 cm no. 617, Royal Copenhagen
-72%
White Magnolia Classic, Flat plate ...
USD 5.61
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Item no: 1165617 Measurement: Ø: 17 cm
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Seagull Service with gold, tea Cup Ø10cm and Saucer Ø15cm  no. 080, capacity 15 cl,
Seagull Service with gold, tea Cup Ø10...
USD 27.47
Item no: 1303080 Measurement: H: 6 cm x Ø: 15 cm
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Seagull Service with gold, Cream Jug nr. 394 or 189 or 303, capacity 2.5 dl.
Seagull Service with gold, Cream Jug nr. 394 or 189 or 303, capacity 2.5 dl.
-20%
Seagull Service with gold, Cream Jug nr...
USD 23.66
Before: USD 29.49
Item no: 1303394 Measurement: H: 10 cm
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Seagull Service with gold, vase, medium no. 678 or 201 -25%
Seagull Service with gold, vase, mediu...
USD 28.12
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Item no: 1303678 Measurement: H: 14 cm
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A quiet moment
 1985, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
A quiet moment
 1985, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
-51%
A quiet moment 1985, Desiree Mot...
USD 5.61
Before: USD 11.51
Item no: DM1985 Year: 1985 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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The Royal Coach 1992, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
The Royal Coach 1992, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-15%
The Royal Coach 1992, Royal Copen...
USD 36.90
Before: USD 43.59
Item no: RX1992 Year: 1992 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Christmas in Nyhavn 2007, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas in Nyhavn 2007, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-35%
Christmas in Nyhavn 2007, Royal Copen...
USD 81.20
Before: USD 124.43
Item no: RX2007 Year: 2007 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Christmas in Greenland with Polar bears 2010, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas in Greenland with Polar bears 2010, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-20%
Christmas in Greenland with Pol...
USD 349.62
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Item no: RX2010 Year: 2010 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Blue Flower,  Candle Holder no. 10/3303, Royal Copenhagen
Blue Flower,  Candle Holder no. 10/3303, Royal Copenhagen
Blue Flower, Candle Holder no. 10/3303...
USD 74.37
Item no: 10-3303 Measurement: H: 11 cm x Ø: 10 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, plate 15cm, no. 944
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USD 6.33
Item no: 11-944 Measurement: Ø: 15 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, plate 23cm no. 11/946 motif: Ox Road
Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue, plate 23cm no. 11/946 motif: Ox Road
-30%
Royal Copenhagen/Alumi...
USD 21.86
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Item no: 11-946-4 Measurement: Ø: 23 cm
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Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Sugar Bowl no. 1/1112 or 159, small, Royal Copenhagen
Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Sugar Bowl no. 1/1112 or 159, small, Royal Copenhagen
-26%
Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Sugar Bowl ...
USD 106.30
Before: USD 143.27
Item no: 1103159 Measurement: Ø: 8 cm
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Princess, Blue, Coffee Cup and saucer, capacity 17 cl, Royal Copenhagen -20%
Princess, Blue, Coffee Cup and sa...
USD 36.68
Before: USD 45.89
Item no: 1104071
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Denmark Dinner set Deep Plate no. 3560-323, Fredensborg Slot
Denmark Dinner set Deep Plate no. 356...
USD 31.21
Item no: 3560-323 Measurement: H: 4 cm x Ø: 21 cm
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Round  bowl Christmas rose Service Ø20 cm Bing & Grondahl No. 425
Round bowl Christmas rose Ser...
USD 36.90
Item no: 4835-425 Measurement: H: 5 cm x Ø: 20 cm
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Little friends 1977, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
Little friends 1977, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
-51%
Little friends 1977, Desiree Mother's D...
USD 5.61
Before: USD 11.51
Item no: DM1977 Year: 1977 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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Admiring the Christmas
Tree 1981, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Admiring the Christmas
Tree 1981, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-61%
Admiring the Christmas ...
USD 9.85
Before: USD 25.03
Item no: RX1981 Year: 1981 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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The Snowman 1985, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate -12%
The Snowman 1985, Royal Copenhage...
USD 43.66
Before: USD 49.34
Item no: RX1985 Year: 1985 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Christmas Eve in Copenhagen 1988, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas Eve in Copenhagen 1988, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Christmas Eve in Copenhagen 1988,...
USD 61.85
Item no: RX1988 Year: 1988 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Decorating the Christmas Tree 2000, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Decorating the Christmas Tree 2000, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-33%
Decorating the Christmas Tree 20...
USD 24.89
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Item no: RX2000 Year: 2000 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Kronborg Castle 2006, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Kronborg Castle 2006, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-17%
Kronborg Castle 2006, Royal Copen...
USD 61.93
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Item no: RX2006 Year: 2006 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Waiting for Santa Claus 2011, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Waiting for Santa Claus 2011, Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Waiting for Santa Claus 2011, Royal ...
USD 172.62
Item no: RX2011 Year: 2011 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Meeting in the field, 2019 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Meeting in the field, 2019 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
Meeting in the field, 2019 Royal Copen...
USD 102.99
Item no: RX2019 Year: 2019 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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The Cathedral of Copenhagen, 2020 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
The Cathedral of Copenhagen, 2020 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plate
-18%
The Cathedral of Copenhagen, 2020...
USD 74.66
Before: USD 91.49
Item no: RX2020 Year: 2020 Measurement: Ø: 18 cm
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Swedish Regional Costumes Side Dish No. 23 Blekinge -22%
Swedish Regional Costumes Side Dis...
USD 22.44
Before: USD 28.63
Item no: XRFS23 Measurement: Ø: 17 cm
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Juliane Marie Blue Flower small tureen (oval) lenght 18cm, Royal Copenhagen
Juliane Marie Blue Flower small tureen (oval) lenght 18cm, Royal Copenhagen
Juliane Marie Blue Flower small turee...
USD 185.13
Item no: 10-12004 Measurement: H: 16 cm x W: 18 cm x D: 12 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, oval Dish with Cover no. 10/8054, Royal Copenhagen
Blue Flower, Braided, oval Dish with Cover no. 10/8054, Royal Copenhagen
-26%
Blue Flower, Braided, oval Dish ...
USD 99.97
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Item no: 10-8054 Measurement: H: 14 cm x W: 26 cm x D: 17 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia  Tranquebar, blue,deep plate 23cm, no. 947 -17%
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USD 11.36
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Item no: 11-947 Measurement: Ø: 23 cm
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Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Teacup WITHOUT SAUCER, capacity 22 cl., Royal Copenhagen -20%
Blue Fluted, Full Lace, Teacup WIT...
USD 57.40
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Item no: 1103081 Measurement: H: 7 cm
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Blue Flower, Braided, small round dish no. 10/2422 or 332, Royal Copenhagen Ø9CM
Blue Flower, Braided, small round dish no. 10/2422 or 332, Royal Copenhagen Ø9CM
Blue Flower, Braided, small rou...
USD 18.63
Item no: 1107332 Measurement: Ø: 9 cm
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Seagull Service with gold coffee pot no. 126 or 301, capacity 150 cl. -18%
Seagull Service with gold coffee pot no. ...
USD 61.93
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Item no: 1303126 Measurement: H: 25 cm x W: 20 cm x D: 14 cm
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Seagull Service with gold, plate 24.5cm no. 624, 325 or 25
Seagull Service with gold, plate 24.5cm no. 624, 325 or 25
-16%
Seagull Service with gold, plate 24.5cm ...
USD 24.89
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Item no: 1303624 Measurement: Ø: 24 cm
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Empire tableware Oval dish, extra large 40cm no. 15, 315 or 375 -29%
Empire tableware Oval dish, extra lar...
USD 78.18
Before: USD 109.47
Item no: 1425375 Measurement: H: 5 cm x W: 40 cm x D: 29 cm
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Milk jug Christmas rose Service Bing & Grøndahl, 1 litre no. 85 or 443
Milk jug Christmas rose Service Bing & Grøndahl, 1 litre no. 85 or 443
Milk jug Christmas rose Service Bing ...
USD 86.88
Item no: 1435443 Measurement: H: 15 cm
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Seagull Service with gold, tea/coffee Cup and Saucer, large, capacity 15 cl, Bing & Grondahl no. 103 or 475
Seagull Service with gold, tea/coffee Cup and Saucer, large, capacity 15 cl, Bing & Grondahl no. 103 or 475
-14%
Seagull Service with gold, tea/coffee Cu...
USD 29.92
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Item no: 3-475 Measurement: Ø: 8 cm
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Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, blue, Candleholder the three Magi Melchior
Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia Tranquebar, blue, Candleholder the three Magi Melchior
-19%
Royal Copenhagen/Alumi...
USD 161.97
Before: USD 199.95
Item no: 3059-1160 Measurement: H: 15 cm x Ø: 8 cm
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Royal Copenhagen Full Saxon Flower set of 8 pcs. flat plates Ø 20cm
Royal Copenhagen Full Saxon Flower set of 8 pcs. flat plates Ø 20cm
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USD 437.73
Item no: 4-1632 Measurement: Ø: 20 cm
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Leaves Vase, Bing & Grondahl No. 183A
Leaves Vase, Bing & Grondahl No. 183A
-35%
Leaves Vase, Bing & Grondahl No. 183A
USD 6.11
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Item no: 4840-183A Measurement: H: 6 cm x Ø: 7 cm
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Complete Centerpiece made Roerstrand plates and fittings etc. -53%
Complete Centerpiece made ...
USD 44.31
Before: USD 94.94
Item no: 9006 Measurement: H: 33 cm x Ø: 19 cm
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Denmark Dinner set Cup (The old gateway in Faaborg ) and Plate (Himmelbjerget), Bing & Grondahl
Denmark Dinner set Cup (The old gateway in Faaborg ) and Plate (Himmelbjerget), Bing & Grondahl
Denmark Dinner set Cup (The old gate...
USD 34.38
Item no: DG1836-03 Measurement: H: 6 cm x Ø: 17 cm
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Mug with Apples and Green Edge -49%
Mug with Apples and Green Edge
USD 2.88
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Item no: DG3287 Measurement: H: 10 cm x W: 12 cm x D: 8 cm
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Bavaria Marcelisborg dinnerware (set- totally 51 piecest)
Bavaria Marcelisborg dinnerware (set- totally 51 piecest)
-56%
Bavaria Marcelisborg dinne...
USD 249.58
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Item no: DG4496
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Flowers for mother 1973, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
Flowers for mother 1973, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
-51%
Flowers for mother 1973, Desiree Mot...
USD 5.61
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Item no: DM1973 Year: 1973 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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A surprise 1975, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
A surprise 1975, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
-51%
A surprise 1975, Desiree Mother's D...
USD 5.61
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Item no: DM1975 Year: 1975 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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Springtime 1989, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
Springtime 1989, Desiree Mother's Day plate Svend Jensen of Denmark
-51%
Springtime 1989, Desiree Mother's D...
USD 12.37
Before: USD 25.03
Item no: DM1989 Year: 1989 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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The Fir Tree - 1973 Desiree Hans Christian Andersen Christmas plate
The Fir Tree - 1973 Desiree Hans Chri...
USD 28.77
Item no: DX1973 Year: 1973 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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The Snow Man - 1977 Desiree Hans Christian Andersen Christmas plate
The Snow Man - 1977 Desiree Hans...
USD 28.77
Item no: DX1977 Year: 1977 Measurement: Ø: 19 cm
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Large assortment of porcelain dinnerware in good quality

Why should the nice quality tableware be saved for guests and rarely used? A beautifully set table with high-quality tableware can help create the feeling of everyday luxury, even on a boring Monday!

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and coffee time will never be the same again once you have invested in a beautiful dinnerware set. And the good thing about a high-quality dinnerware set is that the plates will stay nice for many years!

At DPH Trading, we have a large assortment of both new and old dinnerware sets from some of the well-known manufacturers, including Royal Copenhagen, Bing & Groendahl, and Desiree. You therefore have ample opportunity to find a new set to collect or to supplement your favorite set.

Beautiful old and discontinued tableware

Old tableware is fantastic as they add a little extra charm to everyday life. With their vintage look, you get a beautiful table that can be a fantastic conversation starter.

On this page you can buy a large selection of old and/or discontinued dinnerware sets online. You will find, among others, a range of Royal Copenhagen series including Blue Fluted, Blue Flower, Tranquebar, Flora Danica and Magnolia. In addition, you will also find many discontinued Bing & Groendahl dinnerware sets such as the Seagull Service, Empire, Composer Coffee set, Saxon Flower, Offenbach and Christmas Rose set.

Many of the beautiful old dinnerware sets are also popular today and fit well into modern everyday life with their timeless designs. Explore our large collection and find your next treasure! You can also find modern dinnerware sets such as Rosendahl Grand Cru.

Royal Copenhagen Blue Flower Tableware

Find dinnerware for everyday and parties

There is nothing like serving food on a beautiful plate, dishes or bowls. At DPH Trading, you can find many different dining set pieces, from soup tureens to plates. - Supplement your favorite set, start a new collection or create a unique table setting by mixing and matching the different set pieces.

How many plates should I own?

A good rule is to have 12 pieces of each plate in your chosen tableware. That way, you will always have enough clean plates, you can fill the dishwasher optimally, and you can invite relatively many guests for dinner and set the table with a matching set. Of course, that is a high number, but then it's good that there is a large selection of both coffee sets and dinner sets on sale here on the website.

At DPH Trading, you will find a wide selection of most types of plates that you can buy in our physical store at Loekkegravene 49 in Odense or online, including:

  • Dessert plates and cake plates
  • Deep plates
  • Lunch plates
  • Dinner plates

In addition, you will also find a large assortment of beautiful plates that you can actually eat from!

Can the porcelain set go in the dishwasher?

It may come as a surprise, but many of the classic porcelain sets can actually withstand being washed in the dishwasher. As a rule, anything made of underglaze painted porcelain can be washed in the dishwasher. This is because the painting is located underneath the glass-like glaze, which can withstand significantly higher temperatures than if the painting were placed on top of the glaze, which would quickly wear off.

Many of the blue sets are made using the underglaze method and can therefore go in the dishwasher. This applies, for example, to Blue Flower, Blue Line, Christmas Rose, Blue Fluted, and Tranquebar.

Sets that you should not wash in a dishwasher include, for example, Seagull with gold trim, Flora Danica, Royal Albert, and Saxon Flower. In general, porcelain sets with gold trim should be treated with particular care, as the gold trim will wear off in the dishwasher.

Christmas Rose dining set

Create nostalgic coziness on the coffee table

If you are into the well-known Southern Jutland coffee table or just love to invite guests over for cake and coffee, there is something nostalgic about a well-set coffee table. - And it requires the right accessories!

Coffee time is particularly important among the DPH team. In fact, both Joergen and Inger Risager grew up with the traditional Southern Jutland coffee and cake table, with cake favorites such as Southern Jutland bread cake (also known as rye bread layer cake) and old-fashioned apple cake. - Something that the remaining employees enjoy very much!

Some of the things you often find on the table during coffee time are coffee cups, tea cups, coffee pots, tea pots, creamers, sugar bowls, and cake plates. Both Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Groendahl have produced a range of beautiful quality coffee sets that beautifully adorn any coffee and cake table. Desiree is also worth noting, with their beautiful sets inspired by H.C. Andersen's fairy tales!

Coffee sets from these brands are characterized by their beautiful and elegant designs with fine details and patterns, which are hand-painted by skilled artists. Impress your guests with the beautiful craftsmanship or enjoy the wonderful details in everyday life.

Do you have many Christmas plates that you don't know what to use for? Make a cake stand!

Give new life to the old, dusty, blue glazed Christmas plates and Mother's Day plates by using them as beautiful displays or tiered trays to arrange everything from cookies to fresh fruit - it is a simple and elegant way to serve!

Coffee and dining sets

What size plate should I choose?

Plates are available in many different sizes. Dessert, cake, and lunch plates are smaller in size than, for example, dinner plates and often have a size of 15 cm to 22 cm.

Dinner plates should be able to hold larger portions of food than the smaller plates typically should, and therefore they are larger with a size of 26 cm to 28 cm.

How should I set the table?

How should the glasses be arranged? In what order should the cutlery be placed? And what about the place cards?

If you're not quite sure about etiquette and rules for table setting, you can learn the most important things in a snap here with our step-by-step guide to setting a table correctly!

  1. If you're using a tablecloth, table runner, or placemats, these should be laid out first. - This can be a really good idea, as they protect the table from spills and scratches.

  2. Place and center the plate you want to use for the main course. This is typically the largest plate you'll need. You can also place a napkin on the plate.

  3. Now find a smaller plate to use for the starter and place it on top of the main course plate.

  4. If you're also serving an appetizer or bread with the meal, you can place a side plate to the left of the forks.

  5. As you may have figured out from step 4, the forks should be placed to the left and the knives to the right of the plates. If you're serving soup, the spoon for this should be placed on the same side as the knives. You should place the cutlery so that the guest starts from the outside and moves towards the plate. The cutlery for the first course is always placed on the outside, and the cutlery for the main course should be closest to the plates.

    The blade of the knife should face towards the plate. However, this rule does not apply to the butter knife on the side plate, where the blade should face away from the plate. Dessert spoon, cake fork, and/or cheese knife should be placed above the plates.

  6. Now it's time to arrange the drinking glasses. Just like with cutlery, start with the glass you'll use first and place it furthest to the right, so the guest works from outside in towards the plates. The order is thus water glass, white wine glass, red wine glass, and finally glass for dessert wine.

  7. Now it's time to decorate, and there are many options! It can be flowers in beautiful vases, elegant candlesticks, or perhaps mirrored trays decorated uniquely and invitingly. - Yes, the possibilities are endless when it comes to things for the table!

  8. Finally, you can consider whether to have place cards on the table. For this, you can use beautiful, classic place card holders or you can think outside the box and use other decorations, such as Annual bells or Christmas bells.
A really good tip is to coordinate colors and themes to create a cohesive and elegant table setting. Don't be afraid to mix dishes or think beyond their original function! - You can create many unique table arrangements and use some of the tableware pieces that you may not use as often.

Royal Copenhagen Christmas service

Which tableware should I collect?

If you want to collect a beautiful tableware set, there are some things you should consider. Most importantly, choose a set that you won't get tired of over time and that you're willing to be patient about finding! Collecting a set can be a long-term project and difficult to afford all at once, especially if you fall in love with one of the older porcelain and ceramic sets. However, this also makes the individual pieces great birthday and Christmas wishes!

Many of our sets are sold used as they are no longer in production. Therefore, you can find a large selection of used Blue Flower sets, used Royal Copenhagen Christmas sets, used Seagull sets, and much other used porcelain for sale on this site. We quality check all of our products, so you get the best possible product when you buy from us!

Even though the sets are used and from an older date, there are still many timeless options worth considering when collecting a set. And honestly, buying used is just awesome!

7 timeless tableware sets you should know

1. Blue Fluted
This beautiful Royal Copenhagen set's pattern is more than 240 years old and is still one of the most sought-after sets today! The tableware is made in both half and full lace and is decorated with a beautiful pattern of a chrysanthemum and a potentilla. It is painted with Royal Copenhagen's signature cobalt blue color and everything is hand-decorated.

Today, there are many reinterpretations of this classic, but there is nothing like the original Blue Fluted pattern!

2. Blue Flower
Another Royal Copenhagen set that deserves a place on this list is the Blue Flower set. The pattern on these tableware pieces features freshly picked flowers from the Danish countryside, painted in the beautiful cobalt blue that Royal Copenhagen is known for.

The set was created in 1779 as a coffee set but has since been expanded to include a dinner set as well. Today, it is no longer in production but remains a popular set in Danish homes.

3. Blue Line
The Blue Edge faience set is truly timeless! With its simple design in shades of gray and a beautiful blue edge, it can fit into most homes and for most occasions. The set is even really practical, as it is designed with the idea that all parts are stackable!

The elegant set was produced at Royal Copenhagen between 1965 and 2011, and was designed by Grethe Meyer, who has won several design awards, as well as Kay Bojesen and his wife's memorial grant for the set.

4. Seagull Service
The really popular Seagull set was released by Bing & Groendahl and designed by Fanny Garde in 1892. Despite the fact that the set is no longer produced, there is still great interest, also among the younger population!

The Seagull set is charming in true Art Nouveau style, in light colors and of course with a flying seagull on it. The set is available with and without a gold edge, and generally has a lot of different pieces, so there is really something to collect here!

5. Tranquebar
This beautiful set with tulip motif was originally produced by Aluminia's Faience Factory in 1918 and later by Royal Copenhagen between 1969-1995. The set is still highly sought after today, especially by the Japanese.

Tranquebar is mainly available in a beautiful cobalt blue, but also in red, green and brown. - And just like with the Seagull tableware, there is ample opportunity to collect, as many different parts of the set have been produced.

6. Empire
Inspired by Napoleon's coronation as emperor in 1804, the Empire porcelain set is something very special. The set was designed by Harriet Bing and launched in 1904 by Bing & Groendahl. - And the female over-painter is quite special, as at this time it was primarily men who were responsible for decorating porcelain!

The elegant Empire set is a true classic, which is still very popular today!

7. Flora Danica
The last item on this list is a very special gem in Danish porcelain history! Flora Danica is a set with different motifs of Danish and Norwegian flora, originally made for Christian VII from 1790 to 1803. The set was supposed to have been a gift to the Empress Catherine the Great, who unfortunately passed away before the set was finished. Therefore, the set is in the possession of the Danish royal family.

The production of this beautiful set was resumed in 1862 and it is still being produced to this day. However, there are probably not many who can adorn their table with this exclusive set - it is one of the more expensive ones.

Find inspiration for using the beautiful dining- and coffee sets!

There are plenty of other beautiful coffee- and dinnerware sets to mention! Below, you can find lots of inspiration for both coffee and dining sets, as well as on our Pinterest, which is regularly updated with new and creative table settings.

Dining and coffee set

Dining and coffee set

Dining and coffee set

Dining and coffee set

Blue Fluted Royal Copenhagen

Hans Christian Andersen Tableware

A lot of Blue Flower service

Flora Danica tableware Royal Copenhagen