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The Antique Dictionary

A definitive resource on terms related to European antiques including core terms as well as history and context


a French term for a piece of furniture used for storing and displaying china and also for serving food – related to the “vaisselle” meaning dish/es


Vaisseliers are multifunctional, containing a lower section with doors (storage), a generous top (serving) and a shelved/ledged top (display).

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