Saxon Flower by Royal Copenhagen

Welcome to the 93rd Tablescape Thursday!

Hello, sweet friends! How was your day? I hope you are well rested because we are jetting off to Switzerland this evening. You did bring your passport, right?

Cornelia is welcoming us back into her home for an evening of dining in her wonderful conservatory. I see she has lit the candelier for us…

Cornelia shared wonderful information about all the beautiful pieces she has used to create this table setting…so I’ll let Cornelia tell you about it in her own words. Thanks, Cornelia for having us…we are delighted to be here!

Cornelia shared:

“This beautiful china is Saxon Flower by Royal Copenhagen. It is handpainted. According to the backstamp my porcelain was made mainly between 1959 till 1966, a few pieces date back to 1975 till 1984. You can date your porcelain by locating the dots placed above or below the letters in the companys name. The Dinner Plates are silverpalated and made by Robbe & Berking.”

“The lace dates back to forties or fifties. It is made in Switzerland.”

“The napkins I used are Swiss embroidery handkerchiefs, there are so fragile and dainty and match perfectly with the lace sets.”

“The cutlery is silver and made by Jezler, Pattern is “Filet Rubans sanc et avec Feuille.”

“At a second glance you realize there is a difference between the two knives. The outer knife has a pattern on the handle. This pattern is called Filet Rubans avec Feuille (with leaf) the other is called Filet Rubans sans Feuille (without leaf). The pattern was created at the beginning of the 20th century. ”

“The cutlery above the plate is meant for eating fruits. It is by Jezler and made of silver. Even the blades of the knife are silver with is very unusual for a knife.”

“I bought the coloured glasses in a charity shop. They came from a elderly lady who got them as an engagement present in the 30ties/40ties. The other glasses are handcut crystal.”

“The flowers are all from my garden. Only the roses are bought. They are lily of the valley, lilac, wisteria, tulips, fern, lentenroses, forget me not. The Vase is made by Meissen (Wavepattern). The plate underneath is from Jezler.”

“The Candlestick is also Saxon Flower by Royal Copenhagen.”

Cornelia has a little coffee/tea table available here in the corner…

“The lily of the valley are from my garden. The vase is Austrian silver.”

“The china is all Saxon flower.”

Cornelia, thanks so much for having us back to your beautiful home…it is always such a treat to view your lovely tablescapes! I think we need a garden tour, too! 🙂

Looking forward to viewing your beautiful tablescapes!

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Comments

  1. Allie and Pattie says:

    Susan, I've been so enjoying Cornelia's tables- just gorgeous! Thank you again for hosting- such fun every week
    xoxo pattie

  2. Mid-Atlantic Martha says:

    How very beautiful! Love her flowers — real and on her china too!

  3. ellen b. says:

    I love Cornelia's dishes and the sweet setting in that great dining area! What a wonderful view!

  4. Cindy (Applestone Cottage) says:

    This table is beyond beautiful, it's like a table fit for a queen!
    I love the china, the flowers, the silverware and those marvelous colored glasses!
    Thanks for sharing with us!
    Have a great week Susan,
    Cindy

  5. Cornelia has lovely silver and china, and a beautiful home. It has been a treat to have you share her tablescapes! Love her floral design too!
    Beth

  6. Bonnie @ House of Grace says:

    I'm so glad you had Cornelia over to share her tablescape with us, what beautiful pieces! All of those flowers were from her garden?! I agree that we need to see a garden tour as well!

    Thanks so much for hosting, I had so much fun getting my tablescape together. I feel like a little kid again, playing house. 🙂

    Have a wonderful night,
    Ann Marie

  7. Yvonne @ StoneGable says:

    Even if you didn't tell me that this was a European table I would have guessed it! So lovely, and purposeful and the lace placemats give it away. Arn't they so beautiful.

    I love a garden centerpiece! And Cornelia's flowers are some of my favorite! Combined casually, they make a great big statement.

    This table is formal yet so inviting!
    Thanks your for the quick trip to Switzerland.

    Susan, I am having an April Cornell giveaway. I would love for you to join in!

    Thanks for hosting the 93rd TT!
    Yvonne

  8. Jane (Frugal Fine Living) says:

    Cornelia's tablescape is gorgeous! I love that china and silverware. I also really like the idea of the coffee/tea table; it looks so elegant.

    Thanks for hosting Tablescape Thursday!

    Jane

  9. Dining Delight says:

    Very pretty! I love the look of lace placemats and the delicate white napkins folded so wonderfully. Her china is lovely as is the floral centerpiece. Thanks for sharing this with us Susan.

    DD

  10. Natasha says:

    Wow, such beautiful china and I love the way Cornelia has used the flowers from her own garden. Thank you for sharing this today.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.

  11. vignette design says:

    Susan,
    Cornelia's tablescapes are just beautiful. I love her china today. Her crystal and silver all make for a perfectly elegant table.
    Thanks for hosting TT!

  12. OMGoodness, this is such a beautiful and elegant table. What beautiful things she has.
    I so enjoyed every single photo…
    xo bj

  13. Miss Merry says:

    Thank you for inviting your guest to share such a lovely table. It is so feminine and delicate – just wonderful! I love the colored glassware. It adds just a touch of whimsey to the table!

  14. Beeutiful by Design says:

    So lovely! I think her goblets are Star of David, which is something I collect. Thank you for sharing 🙂 Jennifer

  15. Nancy's Notes says:

    Oh my, what a feast for my eyes! Cornelia's tables are just truly to die for! Exquisite and beautiful, are an understatement!

    Nancy

  16. Yellow Rose Arbor says:

    Everything is so gorgeous! Love the beautiful fresh flowers as well!

    Katherine

  17. Hi Susan,
    I'm so happy to have been back to Switzerland for a few minutes! Cornelia's table setting reminds me of visiting friends with my German Mother, when we lived in Germany.
    The pattern of the china, the linens, the silver and flowers all evoke a certain "European style" that I admired as a child, and brought back wonderful memories! Thank you so much!
    XO
    Heidi – Heart and Home

  18. Susan,
    Very dainty; very sweet – an absolute dream! I truly love your use of the handkerchiefs and the lace place mats.
    Gorgeous!
    Kathy

  19. Sue (Someone's Mom) says:

    This is such a dainty table. I really love the silver flatware and the colored goblets…so pretty!

  20. Gypsy Purple says:

    Susan…it`s fabulous…loved the flowers as well!!!

  21. Beautiful china, beautiful flatware and crystals! I really like the lace doillies too…Christine

  22. eatlotsachocolate says:

    Oh My, this is so exceptional. The china, crystal and silver are exquiste. Lillies of the Valley are simply perfect for this setting. Wouldn't I love to be there. Thank you for sharing.
    Joanie

  23. Just Simply Stunning! Mary :O)

  24. Joanne Kennedy says:

    What a lovely table! Everything is just beautiful.

    I think it is so sweet you share tablescapes from some of your other readers.

    Hugs,
    Joanne

  25. What an elegant table! It's so pretty and feminine.

    Donna

  26. I so enjoy seeing everyone's tables and your china and silverware. I wish I had room to store more of these goodies.

  27. Johanna says:

    Dear Susan and dear Cornelia,
    This is another gogeous table, you have set. I haver never known that Royal Copenhagen had such pattern like Saxony flowers. The porcelains shape remains me a bit to KPM Berlin, Neu-Ozier. And the flowers look like Meissen also. Until now I knew Royal Kopenhagen only with its blue monchrome paintings and of corse with the Musselmalet pattern.
    Saxony flowers is very elegant. I adore this clean white porcelain with the reliefed band and the golden rim, decorated with neat painted flowers in clear colors. And you have choosen so pretty flowers. They look as if exactly those one have inspired the procelain painter. The colored glasses are really pretty because their soft colors. Remains me to Venice glass. I really enjoy your pretty silverware. Thats makes a very elegant accent to the table as the lace placemats and the dainty serviettes do. The pretty room with that tables gives a feeling of a big family event like a baptism or wedding. I enjoyed the visit very much.
    Susan, thank you for hosting this o blog party, it is so much fun for me every week.
    I wish you and Cornelia a wonderful week.
    Greetings, Johanna

  28. thelennoxx says:

    What a wonderful tablescape! I love the crystal glasses, they are so classic and in my opinion suitable for every design style.

  29. nannykim says:

    sO PRETTY! I thought the flowers were fake!! WOW!! IT has been a long time since I have seen wonderful lily of the Valley!!

    http://monkeybusiness-nannykim.blogspot.com/

  30. oh! how so beautiful i never have a tablesetting such as this. rose

  31. Michelle @ Sweet Something says:

    Cornelia's table is beautiful! The details are fantastic! Thanks for hosting Susan!
    Michelle

  32. SouthernGal says:

    Susan, thanks for sharing Cornelia's beautiful tablescape. The china and silver are so elegant and the setting in the conservatory is to die for. Just lovely!

    Christi @ A Southern Life
    http://asouthernlife.com

  33. Maureen says:

    Susan and Cornelia,

    What a beautiful table setting and thank you for sharing! I think Lenox made a similar pattern as I did have soup bowls which I later sold to Replacements! I can only assume the Royal Copenhagen is the original pattern. Cornelia has so many serving pieces which is lovely to own and use!

  34. Rettabug says:

    Hi Susan,

    I meant to comment on Cornelia's beautiful home & table last night right when I linked into the party but blogger was giving me FITS!!!

    I'm back this morning to Oooooh & Awwwwe over all the luscious details.

    Did you notice how much her table & chairs resembles Bill's?

    Her handpainted dishes are exquisite & I'm in serious lust over those lace napkins! I have a weakness for luscious linens.

    Her crystal positively sparkes & that spring arrangement makes my heart sing. How pretty & I can just imagine the fragrance!

    Please tell her 'thank you' for sharing her beautiful treasures? Each one is very special.

    Thank you for hosting this wonderful meme each week so we can all enjoy each others dishes & learn so much about them.

    fondly,
    rett

  35. Splurgie says:

    Truly lovely. I have to say it's wonderful to enjoy a table where the tableware is fine china and not my mass quantity stuff from the discount store.

  36. I love this table. The china and the lace are just lovely together and have a perfectly matched sense of elegance to them. I SO adore a pretty tablescape. I love this party that you throw to showcase them.

  37. Such a beautiful setting and such beautiful china. Love the vintage linens and the little coffee service set at the side. Such a gracious hostess Cornelia is to keep having us back! Thanks also Susan for hosting!
    You always have great giveaways for us. I have one for you! Come to my blog to win a $50 CSN gift certificate.
    Sherry

  38. What a beautiful setting! Love all the florals with her dishes.
    Thank you for hosting Tablescape Thursday every week. It's great fun to meet so many nice people.
    And…your blog is lovely, my dear.
    [email protected]

  39. Hi Susan,

    Thank you for sharing another of Cornelia's lovely tables, and thanks to Cornelia for inviting your readers into her wonderful home. Her room has a wonderful ambience that must make her guests feel very special indeed.

    Susan, you always make your readers and party participants feel as we're the luckiest people in the world. Thank you for your warm Southern hospitality!

    Kindest regards,
    Bill

  40. sewingseeds4U says:

    What a beautiful table you've shared. It is so delicate and detailed. The floral print and colors on the china is so unusual and I love the table set for coffee. Thank you for hostingsuch wonderful venue for us.

  41. FLOWERSHOPGURL says:

    Hi Susan, Cornelia is blessed with a wonderful talent for tablescaping. She has such lovely silver and china pieces and her flowers are so pretty. I love the tea/coffee table she has off to the side. Thank you for hosting another wonderful Tablescape Thursday!
    Hugz,
    Kim

  42. Naturegirl says:

    Gorgeous delightful and filled with such charm!Oh my that dessert table ..the pattern really catches this gardener's eye!
    This was a real treat to stop by!

  43. Cottage Rose says:

    Hi Susan,,, how sweet of her to share her Beautiful China,,stem ware,,, I love it all,,, love the little coffee tea table,,,, Thank you Cornelia for sharing it with us…

    Hugs;
    Alaura

  44. thank you Cornelia and Susan, what a beautiful table!

    Mary
    From Virginia

  45. send flower china says:

    very beautiful!
    Love the flowers…
    It's great experience to meet so many nice people.thanks for sharing.

  46. Curtains In My Tree says:

    I just love These Table Top Thursdays.
    I can never remember to get pictures of my table when it is set up all pretty.
    I posted my pin cushion I made out of an old sugar bowl
    I will be visiting several ladies to see what they posted also.
    Thanks

    Janice

  47. René Andersson says:

    Hi
    I inherited a dinner set that I Believe to be Saxon Flower.
    Would it be possible to e-mail you some pictures to look at?
    They look the same to me as your photos, but since I’m no expert….

    Sincerely,
    René Andersson

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