(This article with pictures of 2 of my pieces was in this summer's NYT. I just figured out how to put it here. Wow! That was very easy.)
REMEMBER mix and match? Keep the concept in mind when buying a wedding present for couples who have registered for white dinnerware. The main course may look best on white, but a mix of colorful — and patterned — soup, salad and dessert plates will dress up what would otherwise be a bland dining table.
SALAD From left: Classic Confetti Dot saucer, $22, by Maryann Davis, www.davistudio.com, (518) 392-7308; Rococo Cumberland, designed in 1763, is hand-painted and decorated with 24-karat gold, $5,120, from Nymphenburg at Moss, 150 Greene Street (Houston Street), (866) 888-6677; Contre-Jour by Raynaud, $58 at Takashimaya, 693 Fifth Avenue (54th Street), (212) 350-0100; Cristobal by Raynaud, $75 at Bloomingdale’s, www.bloomingdales.com or (866) 593-2540; Verde salad plate, $3.95 at www.cb2.com, (800) 606-6252; Hunt Scene bread and butter plate by Wedgwood, $20 at www.wedgwoodusa.com, (800) 955-1550.