A Beautiful Limoges Table Setting

Welcome to the 145th Tablescape Thursday!

Welcome Friends! We’re jetting off to Switzerland this evening for dinner with our friend, Cornelia.

It’s always such a treat to have dinner here in Cornelia’s beautiful dining room.

Cornelia has set a lovely table for us this evening! The tablecloth and napkins are by Le Jacquard Francais.

Salad plate is Limoges by Raynaud & Co.

The dinner plate is by Jacob Zeidler & Co, Selb, Vavaria and Cornelia said it would have been produced prior to 1917 because in 1917 Rosenthal took over the company.

This pattern is just beautiful!

The colored, crystal stemware is vintage Bohemian glass and is hand-cut.

The two wine glasses are Theresienthal and are hand-blown in Germany.

I love the flatware Cornelia chose for this table setting. The design looks like a pretty wreath. Cornelia said, “The cutlery is sterling silver by Jezler. The pattern is called Empire and is no longer manufactured.

Love, love, love to see knife rests used in a table setting. You just feel so completely spoiled with these small but significant touches.

The candelabra is German silver.

This sweet candlestick is silver and made by Jezler in Switzerland.

The little figurine is from Bavaria and is made by Nymphenburg.

The vase filled with beautiful lilies is hand-blown crystal and is by Peill made in Germany.

The lovely flowers below are from Cornelia’s garden.

Cornelia, thanks so much for a wonderful evening. Everything was perfect and we’ll be oohing and ahhing for days over this gorgeous table!

Looking forward to viewing your beautiful tablescapes!

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Comments

  1. Oh I'm in love with this room and the table setting is so lovely! Drool….

  2. this is just beautiful….

  3. ℳartina @ Northern Nesting says

    Absolutely beautiful!! Thanks for hosting Susan! Martina

  4. Another beautiful table from Switzerland. Love the Limoges. Just so much elegance in that pattern. The silver is perfect with it. Thanks for hosting this fun party each week!
    many blessings, marlis

  5. On Crooked Creek says

    Susan,
    Such an exquisite tablescape! I adore the linens! The handcut, handblown stemware has to be my favorite! Thank you for sharing this lovely tablescape with us…and for hosting this inspiring meme!
    Fondly,
    Pat

  6. Howdy Susan,
    Especially think the Jezler Silver is gorgeous!
    Lovely table and good fellowship just makes it all the better.

    God bless,
    d

  7. Kathleen says

    I love C's yellow toned glassware, so pretty!

  8. tammylovesdishes says

    I love it when Cornelia shares her gorgeous table settings with us!

    The Theresienthal wine glasses are exquisite. I really like the pattern of the Raynaud & Co. china as well. And that German silver candelabra is wonderful.

    Another beautiful dinner setting!
    Tammy

  9. Oops, I got excited and linked a table, but not tablescape! I'm sorry! I understand if you delete me! So sorry! 😉

  10. Southerncook says

    Such an elegant table you have shared from your friend in Switzerland. Thank you.

    Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

  11. Mid-Atlantic Martha says

    I always enjoy our beautiful trips to Switzerland. Cornelia has such a lovely home.

  12. Entertaining Women says

    Cornelia's tables always speak of elegance, sophistication, and a thorough knowledge of the finest in china, crystal, and silver. The Theresienthal goblets with the amber stems are incredible treasures. Thanks to Cornelia for creating such a lovely design and to you for sharing it with us. Cherry Kay

  13. Cindy (Applestone Cottage) says

    Just stunning! The glassware just made me drool!
    And the setting in that fabulous dining room is truly gorgeous!

  14. Sunny Simple Life says

    This is so very elegant. I love all the color in her china.

  15. mississippi artist says

    So pretty, I adore that silverware.Thanks for hosting.

  16. Oh, so very pretty. Thanks you you and your friend for sharing. Susan

  17. Very lovely! The colors on her china are gorgeous! I always love to see what Cornelia puts together and I love her BIG dining room!

  18. Susan (My Place to Yours) says

    Another gorgeous table, Cornelia! Your salad plates are especially beautiful for Summer entertaining. Thanks for sharing with us again.

  19. martinealison says

    Très bel intérieur… Une atmosphère agréable avec cette magnifique table aux couverts de Limoges…
    Bisous

  20. It's always a joy to stop by and see the delightful tables you've set for us, Susan. I smile only slightly less when I see that you're whisking us off to Switzerland for another of Cornelia's gracious and charming creations.

    I know it's a bit of a cliché to describe something as being "old world," but it's what I always think when I see Cornelia's dining room. A piano AND a grandfather's clock in the dining room? Cozy chairs by the windows? Elegant linens, stunning flowers, gorgeous silver candelabra and cutlery? What's NOT to admire?

    Seeing the silver knife rests stirred my passion for starting collections! I have a new quest!

    Thank you, Cornelia, for allowing us into your lovely home. Thank you, Susan, for your friendship, guidance, sense of fun, and divine inspiration!

    With fondness and gratitude,
    Bill

  21. Yvonne @ StoneGable says

    Cornelia's room has that not-easily-duplicated old world feel. sigh! Her room is just beautiful as is her table.
    Thank you so much for hosting TT.
    Yvonne

  22. Trish - Sweetology101 says

    very inspiring. I just love coming here and visiting the links..so many amazing ideas and ways to do things…

  23. Trish - Sweetology101 says

    just inspiring…I love visiting here and seeing what the other links are up too..so many different ways to do things as well as some amazing talents! Thanks for the post!

  24. I always enjoy seeing what Cornelia offers for viewing! She has such lovely china!

  25. FABBY'S LIVING says

    Beautiful tablescape and china, just gorgeous!! I love this big, old world , dining room, it reminds me of my hubby's grandparents's… so large it holds a piano! I love it Susan when you share Cornelia's stunning tablescapes. The unique flatware is gorgeous! Thank you and also, tahnk you for hosting your great party. Lots of hugs. FABBY

  26. I always enjoy Cornelia's tables! They are so pretty and she has such lovely things — hope she shares more!

  27. Cornelia always sets an elegant table. I just love her dishes and flatware and her table accessories. Thanks for featuring her table, Susan. It's always a treat…Christine

  28. Luncheons at the Junction says

    I just love Cornelias tablescape – so very elegant. I didn't get a chance to comment on the blue porch ceilings, but I do just love the design element and the history behind it. I have noticed many homes in New England have the same treatment! Thanks again for hosting.

  29. Such a lovely dining room. I love how the patterns used here work. The pattern on the Limoges by Raynaud are gorgeous. Finished with beautiful stemware. The fresh flowers at each place setting gives the feeling of summer dining. Lovely….

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

  30. Hello Susan,

    I always love to see Cornelia's house. She has so many very precious things for tablescaping and a special talent to set them in szene. Thank you for sharing this wonerful event.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  31. Curtains In My Tree says

    OH My I love the silverware with the wreath i am drooling over it

    and the candelabra love it (wondering where mine is )of course mine is not as elegant as your

    thanks for BNOTP Thursday

    Janice

  32. Woohoo I'm participan #100th — Did I win anything?? LOL!!

    Thank you Susan for hosting this wonderful event every week. I'm amazed that you can come up with new designs every week, but also loved the visit to Cornelias diningroom!! Everything is so lovely.

    Jannet

  33. Adore Limoge…gorgeous setting, and a wonderful evening I am sure!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

    Come and enter my $250 Amazing Giveaway from Tracy Porter!

  34. Another beautiful table from Cornelia. It's always a treat to visit in her lovely home. I especially like the silver flatware pattern. ~ sarah

  35. Kelee Katillac says

    Hi Susan!

    So much beautiful creativity! LOVE!LOVE!

    Cornelia's DNR is amazing–the wainscoting and ceiling plaster are to die for!

    Thanks for your party–as always!

    love, kelee

  36. What a treat this is, to see a tablescape from another part of 'our' world. Thank you Cornelia and Susan for sharing.
    -Brenda-

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