Thanksgiving is fast approaching. This quintessential American holiday commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621. It’s a time for reuniting with friends and family and sharing a beautiful feast. Everyone has their unique Thanksgiving traditions – whether sitting around a set table, or making due with fold out stools and eating buffet-style.
From elegant tableware to heirloom-worthy serving pieces, these Decorative Arts and Americana pieces are the perfect pieces to get us in the Thanksgiving mindset.
Vintage Soup Tureen
Get the party started with a soup course served in this vintage French soup tureen. Butternut squash soup or a creamy mushroom?
Henriot Quimper French Vintage Faience Soup Tureen, 1950. Sold for $260
French Faience Cheese Board
For everyone who enjoys a cheese course at their Thanksgiving meal, this is perfection.
French Faience Cheese Board made by Henriot Quimper. Sold by $20
French Antique Meat Platter
Serve your delicious slices of turkey on this stunning French antique meat platter with a blue rouen pattern.
French Antique Blue Rouen Pattern Faience Meat Platter, circa 1900. Estimate: $100-$150
French Vallauris Majolica Tomato Condiment Set
Because your condiments deserve to be presented beautifully as well.
3 Piece Set Mid Century French Vallauris Pottery Majolica Tomatoes Ceramic Condiment Set, 1950. Estimate: $100-$150
Art Deco Glass Water Pitcher
It’s likely your guests will be thirsty, and pouring water out of something so elegant is a true delight.
French Art Deco Pressed Glass Water Pitcher. Estimate: $100-$150
Glass Dessert Mold
A full dessert table, with pies and jell-o molds, is something we’re all looking forward to.
Pressed Glass Dessert and Gelatin Mold. Estimate: $100-$150
Porcelain Gilded Swan Cups with Saucers
These will surely add a level of elegance to your coffee and dessert course.
Set of seven porcelain gilded cups shaped as swans with matching saucers, circa 1810. Sold for $1,600
Art Deco Liquor Glasses
Because it is likely you’re going to need a stronger beverage after your family time. It’s inevitable.
Set of 9 French Art Deco Etched Liquor Glasses, circa 1930. Sold for $120
Pewter Floral Vase
For some additional decor, freshen up the table with flowers in this gorgeous pewter vase.
French Jean Goardere Art Pewter Stylized Floral Vase, circa 1950. Estimate: $100-$150
Tramp Art Frame
And what’s a Thanksgiving without a family portrait? Display your family pictures in this 1930s tramp art frame.
Tramp Art Frame, circa 1930s. Sold for $70
American Flag Quilt
A comfortable and stunning way to celebrate America on Thanksgiving day.
20th Century Quilt with graphic rows of American flags. Sold for $200
Looking for more decorative arts and Americana antiques for Thanksgiving and the holidays? Be sure to check Jasper52’s weekly sales.