Plum Blossom and Sèvres patterned tin plates are perfect for summer luncheons in the garden or at the seashore; $7 each, .
The ultimate wedding gift? This colorful cup set is made of hand-painted bone china lined with 24K matte gold and comes in a gorgeous Biedermeier-fabric-covered box; $540, .
This elegant Japanese earthenware teapot echoes one of several in this British museum’s collection of Asian ceramics; approximately $75, .
Massimo and Leila Vignelli’s sparkling ribbed is both graceful and simple—ideal for the dinner table or a guestroom nightstand; $20. Matching and are also available; $20 each, .
Designed by Erik Bagger, the stainless-steel Bread Bowl comes with two machine-washable cotton liners—one black and one off-white—adding a touch of elegance to your table morning, noon, or night; $65, .
Ian Kessler-Gowell’s handblown-glass vases add graphic punch to any bouquet; round vase, $128; small cyclinder, $152; large cylinder, $270. .
The Piet Mondrian Square Box is a chic lacquer repository for everything from jewelry to playing cards; it measures 5” l. x 5” w. x 3” h., $85 (other sizes available), .
The Pine Green Murano Vase by Nasonmoretti from Seguso Viro is a handblown-crystal treasure awaiting a fruiting branch or your favorite blossom; $70, .
Available in a trio of colors, the Sol LeWitt large ceramic serving bowl is a piece of modern art ideal for serving pasta or salad; $194 (other sizes available), .
Early-American hostesses might have dined on porcelain like Virginia Blue dinnerware. Made by Mottahedeh, it was inspired by an 18th-century service a colonist ordered from England; a five-piece place setting starts at $195 (also sold separately, along with serving pieces),
An elegant addition to a bar, the Monticello decanter is delicately engraved with clusters of grapes; $149. The Monticello crystal cordial glass features finely etched detail; $48 each, .