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Traditional Dinnerware

  • $65$199.95
    Skilled woodworkers in Wisconsin use traditional butcher-block construction to create laminated serving bowls that are exceptionally strong and stable. They're hand finished of cherry wood, which darkens to a rich reddish brown over time. The 12" bowl has a 3-qt. capacity; the 13 3/4" bowl, a 5-qt. capacity; the 8 1/4" diam. individual bowls, a 24-oz. capacity. The servers are 13" long. Our special set includes a 12" bowl and four individual bowls. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • Sugg. Price: $175 Our Price: $99.95
    The honesuki is the traditional Japanese boning knife used for poultry, but you'll find it excels for trimming all meats and fish. Its short, triangular blade maneuvers easily around bones and between joints, and the blazing-sharp edge cuts through meat and cartilage like butter. Named for the blacksmith's forge, the premium Kaji series was developed by Shun's master knife makers exclusively for Williams-Sonoma. Short, triangular blade bones meats, poultry and fish with accuracy and ease.
  • $49.95
    Perfectly sized to pair with our cork lidded beverage dispenser, this handwoven stand perches the spigot higher for easy pouring into taller glasses. The dispenser nestles firmly into the curved top, while the flared base ensures stability on a buffet table or counter. Philippine village artisans hand weave the base from strands of local nito vines, a traditional craft that makes the most of the vines golden-brown color and natural strength. Designed for use with our cork lidded beverage dispenser.
  • $24.95
    Adding natural color and texture to a casual table setting, these napkin rings are intricately woven by hand. Village artisans in the Philippines create their traditional tight weave using a vine of the fern family. The natural fibers take on a rich brown color over time. Finished with a coating of clear lacquer, each piece is moisture resistant and easy to wipe clean. 2" diam. Set of four. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • $69.95
    Bring the warmth and luster of copper to your tabletop. This charger is handcrafted of solid copper by highly skilled coppersmiths in Turkey who carry on the ancient art of Anatolian metalworking. They use traditional spinning techniques to shape the metal, then polish it to a brilliant finish. The copper will age naturally to a rich bronze patina. Hand-wash. 13" diam., 1" high. Made in Turkey.
  • $49.95
    Like the sugar bowls and creamers you see in French bistros and brasseries, ours are made of exceptionally durable, high-fired porcelain, with or without blue or red fillet borders. They're designed with tapered sides in the traditional style and will complement most table settings. The set includes both the 8-oz. sugar bowl and 8-oz. creamer with a lid for each. Dishwasher safe. Each 3 3/4" high. Made in Japan.
  • $59
    A fresh, modern twist on classic designs, our wooden stand offers beautiful presentation for everything from home-baked layer cakes to luscious pies and tarts. The traditional style of this versatile stand complements all your favorite dinnerware patterns. Natural variations in the tropical mango wood make each stand unique. To clean, simply wipe with a damp cloth. 12 3/4 diam. 6 high. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • $49.95
    Adding natural color and texture to a casual table setting, this chip and dip server is intricately woven by hand. Village artisans in the Philippines create the traditional tight weave using a vine of the fern family. The natural fibers take on a rich brown color over time. Finished with a coating of clear lacquer, the serving tray is moisture resistant and easy to wipe clean. A ceramic bowl fits in the center of the server to hold salsa, guacamole and other dips. White ceramic bowl, 6-oz. cap.
  • $124.95
    Inspired by traditional American serveware, our two-tiered stand is a classic way to display and serve everything from hors doeuvres to petit fours. Silver-plated brass lends it a substantial feel and a brilliant gleam, and a ring simplifies lifting and carrying. Made of silver-plated brass. Hand-polished finish.
  • $79.95
    Inspired by traditional American serveware, this three-compartment server provides beautiful presentation for party bites such as nuts, olives or candies as well as dips and condiments. Silver-plated brass gives this piece its substantial feel and brilliant gleam, and a loop handle ensures easy transport. Made of silver-plated brass.
  • Sugg. Price: $159 Our Price: $122
    Global's award-winning knives are made to the exacting standards of Japanese professional chefs. The deba is a traditional Japanese fish knife used to prepare fish, including the tasks of severing the head and tail, cutting through fish bones and chopping the filets. This Global deba knife also excels for precision cutting of meats and poultry, and safely cuts through small bones (though it is not intended for use as a cleaver).
  • Sugg. Price: $169$188 Our Price: $134.95$149.95
    Combining the best of two knife-making traditions, this knife from our Shun Classic line has a thicker blade than traditional Japanese cutlery and a 22-degree cutting edge modeled after European chefs knives. The thicker, heftier blade allows it be used for heavy-duty cutting tasks while still offering the superb edge retention of the Shun Classic VG-Max super steel blade. Japanese-made chefs knife with the 22-degree blade-edge angle of Western kitchen cutlery.
  • $39.95
    Inspired by traditional American designs, our sculptural silver-plated shakers provide timeless presentation for salt and freshly ground pepper. Perfect partners for a wide variety of tableware and linens, these essential accessories are elegant additions to gatherings all year 'round. Crafted of silver-plated brass. Set of two. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • $29.95
    Our classic white porcelain plates are elegant enough for the formal table, yet durable enough for lively casual gatherings. The restaurant-quality plates are high-fired to provide years of service, making them an excellent value. They're perfect for hot or cold appetizers or use them for serving artisanal cheeses and their traditional accompaniments. Microwave and dishwasher safe. 7" diam. Made in China.
  • $99.95
    The classic hand-painted pattern of these earthenware soup bowls is a longtime Williams-Sonoma favorite. Its 17th-century depiction of forests, castles and animals is based on traditional European folklore. Each bowl is crafted at a small Portuguese pottery where ceramists rely on time-honored techniques to meticulously decorate it by hand. Hand-wash. 1-qt. cap., 9 1/2" diam. soup bowls, set of two. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • $69.95
    From the studio of Robert Welch, one of Britain's leading housewares designers, Aston flatware evokes traditional style with its understated, subtle elegance. Inspired by classic flatware patterns, these serving pieces feature a delicate raised band that outlines the graceful curves of the handle. Three-piece hostess set includes two serving spoons and a serving fork. Crafted of durable 18/10 stainless steel. Each piece is polished by hand for an exceptional finish. Dishwasher safe.
  • $79.95
    Evergreens and other festive botanicals have been used as seasonal decorations since ancient winter solstice festivals. Here, a traditional medley of greenery, pinecones and scarlet berries adds rich color to our hand-glazed earthenware platter. Made for us by artisans in Portugal, it provides charming presentation for holiday favorites from appetizers and main courses to desserts. Made of glazed earthenware. Microwavable and dishwasher safe. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • Sugg. Price: $79.95 Our Price: $63.96
    Designed to keep sauces warm throughout a meal, this clever serving piece makes a sophisticated presentation of everything from all-American turkey gravy to classic French hollandaise. The traditional porcelain sauceboat, with its generous loop handle and narrow spout for easy pouring, rests on a warming stand that holds a tealight candle (not included). It is made in France by Pillivuyt, a company known for fine tableware since 1818. Microwavable and dishwasher safe. 12-oz. cap.
  • $59
    Inspired by classic American country designs, our whitewashed mango wood stand recalls the rustic simplicity of farmhouse kitchens. You'll love using this versatile serving piece to present a wide variety of foods from cookies, cupcakes and small pies to tea sandwiches and other finger foods. Its traditional style is timeless, so you can count on it to complement all your favorite dinnerware patterns. 3 tiered: 7 1/2", 10 1/2" and 14" diam. tiers; 16" high overall. Stand: 12 3/4" diam., 6" high.
  • $69.95
    Adding natural color and texture to the casual table, this tray is intricately woven by hand. Village artisans in the Philippines create the traditional tight weave using a vine of the fern family. Finished with a coating of clear lacquer, the sturdy piece is easy to wipe clean. 20" x 14" x 2" high. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • $6.95
    Our sculptural napkin rings combine square and oval silhouettes, adding visual and textural interest to table settings year-round. Crafted of classic, hand-polished brass, the rings are beautiful companions for both traditional and modern tableware. Crafted of sand-cast, hand-polished brass. Sold individually.
  • $24.95
    Inspired by the airy, rustic look of traditional garden trelliswork, our woven napkin rings add breezy style to casual table settings. Handcrafted from richly stained rattan, these versatile little accessories are perfect partners for a wide variety of dinnerware and linens. Hand woven of sturdy rattan finished with an antique brown stain and a clear lacquer coating. Textural variations in the rattan make each ring unique. Set of four.
  • Sugg. Price: $313 Our Price: $249.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steel a fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpness encased between two layers of stainless steel. A smaller version of the sobakiri (soba noodle knife), the menkiri has a long, straight edge that creates stability when cutting straight down.
  • Sugg. Price: $250 Our Price: $199.95
    The Shun Blue Steel series was developed in partnership with award-winning chef Chris Cosentino, known for his nose to tail philosophy of using the whole animal. These traditional Japanese knives feature a core of blue steela fine-grained carbon steel favored by professional chefs for its blazing sharpnessencased between two layers of stainless steel.
  • $28$275
    Custom-designed Pickard porcelain graces some of the most elegant tables in the world from American embassies to the United Nations to the finest hotels. Create your own custom dinnerware with Pickard's Signature Monogram collection: Each piece is embellished with your monogram in platinum or 24k burnished gold, and hand painted with matching fillets on its rim. An American classic since 1893, Pickard dinnerware is made in Illinois, using the company's exclusive clay and warm-white glaze. Dishwasher safe.
  • $49.95$179.95
    From the studio of Robert Welch, one of Britain's leading houseware designers, Aston flatware evokes traditional style with its understated, subtle elegance. Inspired by classic flatware patterns, the pieces feature a delicate raised band that outlines the graceful curves of the handle. Five-piece place setting includes a dinner fork,  salad fork, dinner knife, soup spoon and teaspoon. Twenty-piece set includes four 5-piece place settings.
  • $79.95
    The classic hand-painted pattern of these earthenware salad plates is a longtime Williams-Sonoma favorite. Its 17th-century depiction of forests, castles and animals is based on traditional European folklore. Each bowl is crafted at a small Portuguese pottery where ceramists rely on time-honored techniques to meticulously decorate it by hand. The pieces feature a new creamy white background that sets off the intricate design. Hand-wash. 8" diam. Set of four. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
  • Sugg. Price: $32 Our Price: $25.60
    These traditional demitasses and saucers are the same ones found in European bistros and cafs. Holding the perfect portion of espresso, the heat-retaining stackable porcelain cups showcase the flavor and aroma of the brew. Matching saucers are large enough to hold sugar cubes and a coffee spoon. These durable serving pieces are made in France by Apilco, a family-owned company that has supplied restaurants with fine porcelain since 1826. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Cup: 3-oz. cap.; 2 1/4" diam.
  • $32$75
    With its coupe profile and broad platinum rim, Vintage is a sleek update on traditional dinnerware patterns. The hand-applied platinum adds to the luster of the translucent porcelain, which makes a ready match for most flatware and serveware patterns. The master artisans of Bernardaud meticulously handcraft and decorate each piece at the company workshops, which have been family-owned since 1863. Dishwasher safe. Dinner Plate, 10 1/4" diam.; Salad Plate, 8 1/4" diam.; Bread & Butter Plate, 6 1/4" diam.
  • Sugg. Price: $80$100 Our Price: $59.95$79.95
    In its seventh-generation of family ownership, Wsthof has been making some of the finest kitchen cutlery in the world since 1814. The Gourmet line features precision stainless-steel blades that resist stains and rust and hold an exceedingly sharp edge. The santoku blade is based on a traditional Asian design that combines the benefits of a chef's knife and cleaver. Its ideal for slicing, dicing and mincing.
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    Delight guests with tantalizing bites served in our porcelain tasting spoon, perfectly sized for a savory amuse-bouche, a petite dessert or a sampling of puree or sauce. Modeled on the traditional Chinese dumpling spoon, it has a flat, oval base that allows it to stand on its own, and pristine white glaze that showcases the beauty of artfully crafted foods. Crafted of porcelain with glossy white glaze. Sold individually Dishwasher safe.
  • $199.95
    Made in Japan of an advanced ceramic, the blade of this santoku knife holds its exceptionally sharp edges up to ten times longer than steel and wont react with foods. Remarkably lightweight, its ergonomic design reduces fatigue during repetitive cutting chores. The signature sheeps foot tip allows for a more linear edge from heel to tip than a typical chefs knife. Its ideal for slicing, dicing and mincing.