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Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Randy Buckner » Thu Nov 30, 2006 2:32 am

Carole has been dropping hints.... Never heard of them.
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Mike Filigenzi » Thu Nov 30, 2006 3:48 am

Sorry I can't help. There's nothing worse than the wife dropping hints on something you know nothing about.

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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Cynthia Wenslow » Thu Nov 30, 2006 11:06 am

It's not my kind of thing, but....

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One can also usually find pieces on eBay.
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Bob Parsons Alberta » Thu Nov 30, 2006 11:44 am

Blimey, what figurines!!! Might look good for book-ends though......birding books of course. Even better on Jenise patio!!!!!!!!! Could take pot shots at them with corks and a catapult.
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Jenise » Thu Nov 30, 2006 1:37 pm

No help here, sorry. I make a strong effort to know absolutely nothing about things that require extreme care or dusting. :)
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Cynthia Wenslow » Thu Nov 30, 2006 2:32 pm

You are a woman after my own heart, Jenise!

I had a relative who had scads of delicate china things everywhere in her house. When we were kids we were afraid to breathe in some of the rooms for fear of knocking something over.

I've avoided them ever since!

And then as you say.... dusting? Um, I do it about once every month whether the house needs it or not! :lol:
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Randy Buckner » Thu Nov 30, 2006 3:23 pm

She's talking about serving pieces. Holy crap! $800 for a friggin' platter? I don't think so....
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Cynthia Wenslow » Thu Nov 30, 2006 3:30 pm

Yeah, they are pricey.

The notice on the front page cracked me up.... "Free Shipping on Orders Over $100." Um, from the little I looked at, there is nothing less than about $150 or so.
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Christina Georgina » Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:55 pm

I have only a single serving plate. It is elegant and very well executed. It was a gift from a very generous friend with great taste. I can understand wanting a collection. It would make a very easy gift tradition for future special occasions and before you know it, she will say "Enough".
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Howard » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:04 pm

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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Jenise » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:13 pm

Cynthia Wenslow wrote:I had a relative who had scads of delicate china things everywhere in her house. When we were kids we were afraid to breathe in some of the rooms for fear of knocking something over.

I've avoided them ever since!


Ditto! And it was my job to dust the few my mother had. I vowed then and there that when I grew up I would only have "big things, three or four of 'em max." And it has come to pass. I feel the same way about dishes that are too expensive or precious emotionally to risk breaking or putting in the dishwasher. They end up owning me vs. the other way around, so the fewer the better.

I've get an inherited set of circa '50 platinum rimmed china that gets used about once a year, and I could really use that space for something else....
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Randy Buckner » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:27 pm

Give her this one


Thanks, Howard. I knew I could count on you, buddy... :shock:
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Re: Is anyone here familiar with Herend china?

Postby Mike Filigenzi » Fri Dec 01, 2006 1:15 am




Hmmm. What wine would you serve out of that...?



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