All About Lenox Imperial China
Brand: Lenox Pattern: Imperial Pattern #: P338
Manufacturer Status: Discontinued In Production: 1939-1982
Description: Ivory middle, Gold laurel on verge, Gold trim
Dishwashing Method: Handwash (Probable) Secondary Market Value: Fair Best Uses: Formal and Informal
This Imperial pattern was manufactured for 43 years by the Lenox China company, based in the US. Forty plus years is considered old age when it comes to china patterns. It's not hard to see what captivated brides and their mothers for so many years. Typical Lenox creaminess with just the right amount of design to make it interesting. The gold laurel is it's dominant feature, soft and understated, but a presence nonetheless. Take a look at Lenox Cretan for something similar.
Lenox Imperial china hearkens back to earlier, simpler times.
Our favorite Lenox Imperial pieces are the salad plate as well as the gravy boat.