Find our sources for classic serving pieces that every hostess should own.

1. Start with the 10 essential serving pieces.
2. Pair with your favorite place setting from this gallery.
3. Enjoy with any of our holiday menus!


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10 Essential Serving Pieces

Photo: Laurey W. Glenn, Styling: Rebecca Hawkins

Julep cup: Silver-Plated Julep Cup, 3.5”D x 4”H, $24 by Pottery Barn.
Trifle bowl: 8.8” Trifle Bowl (55688), $14.99 by Libbey Inc..
White platter: Edme White Oval Platter, fine bone china, $68 by Wedgwood.
Basket: Oval Bread Basket (BAM128-AB), handwoven rattan, $24 by Matahari, available through Saffron Trading Company.
Carving Set: Carving Set, pewter and shed horn, $110-$180 by Vagabond House.
Silver tray: Burgundy Waiter (2364), silverplated, $235 by Reed & Barton.
Glass votives: Petite Votive, Hobnail Pedestal Votive, Engraved Votive, Melon Votive, from 2” to 4”, from $6 to $11, all by Cody Foster & Co..
Cake stand: Scallop Cake Plate (13”W x 3.5” H), $175, all from the Pearl Collection by Frances Palmer Pottery.
Linens: Festival Collection hemstitched linen in cinnabar and white, from $44/set of 4 napkins, by SFERRA.
Small bowl: Deep Footed Bowl With Rings (5.5” diameter),pewter, from $130 by Match, available from Bromberg’s; 205/871-3276.