144 Asian Serveware

Serveware is a great addition to your kitchen, helping you to do everything from tossing a salad to serving guests chips and dip in style. There are lots of options to choose from, from common items to those that are more specific. In general, think about aesthetic preferences and needs when shopping for serveware. More 
Cherry Ink 14-inch Serving Platter by Paul Timman
This platter would be perfect for serving up something sweet. The painterly cherry blossoms have been designed to reflect the Japanese style of tattooing known as Sumi and evoke the iconic symbol of springtime. The shades of pink and purple would complement any number of elegant meals.
“Platters” — Jessica Hyde
White/Natural Chinoiserie Melamine Cupcake Stand
Place upon it a collection of confections such as sugar-dusted cupcakes, rich madeleines, or chocolate filled croissants. The White/Natural Chinoiserie Melamine Cupcake Stand boasts a soft cloud-white coloration that blends easily with tablescapes of bold or subdued color. The bamboo-inspired detail imparts a whisper of the exotic.
Heritage Round Hammered Platter
Blue and White Round Textured Platter
“Anything with a fish scale pattern is a winner in my book. It can go classic or contemporary and it” — Jennifer Robertson
Japanese Hakemi Teapot
Tall Japanese, Hakemi teapot with pouring spout and ceramic handle. Hakeme is a decoration technique in which a stiff brush is used to apply slip directly to the surface of a pot. The finished surface of the teapot remains smooth and easy to pour from. Inside there is a strainer so you can brew leaves without pouring them into the cup. Removable lid has a hand-pinched knob for...More
“love the oldfashioned teapot” — mjkjrobinson
Hand Made Porcelain Teapot
$799 $999 · Only 3 Left
As if by magic, a vine and roses covered pot transforms into a charming teapot. Completely handcrafted from China in crackle porcelain. Imported.
“everything” — oliver6012
Chinese Multi Color People Scenery Porcelain Bowl
This is a hand painted precise detail porcelain bowl with ancient Chinese people gathering scenery inside and outside the surface. Dimensions: Dia 9.75" x h5" Origin: China Material: Porcelain Condition: Vintage reproduction, 30+ years
Chinese Rustic Iron Teapot Shape Display Decor
Not for beverage serving Dimensions: 7" x 6" x h9" Origin: China Material: Iron Condition: Vintage Reproduction, hand made, rustic finish
“OHMTGOD” — morgancbe90
Consigned Antique Moghul Style Copper Tray
$1,176 $1,680 · Only 1 Left
This is a very fine 19th century copper tray. It came from a palace from Lucknow. One of a kind.
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What types of serveware are available?

There are many different pieces of serveware that will aid in both everyday meals and entertaining dinner parties. Most serveware sets should include serving bowls, platters, trays and utensils for things like salads, pastas or appetizers. Invest in trivets to protect your countertops from hot dishes, and pitchers to easily serve beverages. Create a nice condiment display with dipping bowls, spice racks cream and sugar servers, gravy boats and stands and salt and pepper shakers. Serveware also includes butter dishes, cake plates and stands, carafes and pitchers, punch bowls, teapots and coffee servers, and wine decanters.

What styles and materials of serveware should I consider?

Serveware styles and materials are quite limitless. Choose wooden pieces for an option that is both traditional and long-lasting; their classic styles will never go off-trend. Or, have fun with it by purchasing colorful, plastic pieces for a retro, funky feel to offset your contemporary kitchen.

What specialty serveware might work for me?

Depending on your culinary expertise, you may want to consider additional serveware pieces to adequately stock your collection. If you’re keen on buffets, a warming tray will keep large amounts of food warm at gatherings. A tea and coffee set might be a nice complement to your breakfast table, while a chips and dip set could be perfect for your coffee table during a cocktail party. Other ideas are soup tureens, gravy boats and durable outdoor serveware.

What size serveware should I purchase?

This obviously varies per piece, but in general, think about what you’ll be using them for. Will you be throwing large parties that will require oversized serving trays and bowls to supply everyone? Or will you serveware be used more often for small family dinners, where smaller sets will supply the perfect amount? Remember: you’ll need room to store these items when not in use, so try not to go any bigger than necessary.
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