An item of everyday use, tableware is now making its way into cabinets of collectors, discovers SANHITA SINHA CHOWDHURY
Conversations become livelier and smiles broaden when accompanied by heaped plates and refilled glasses; revelry is a dish best served at the dining table. Flavour it with tableware suited to your taste and it’s a recipe for sure success. While some wares are reminiscent of an enchanted past, others have journeyed from across the world to India, to ensure diners here have a lavish spread. All these lovingly produced ceramics are a collector’s delight, though given their pricing, they might always not make it from the impossibly long wish list to the dining table. Here’s looking at best of the lot.