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Johnson Brothers Friendly Village 28-Piece Dinnerware Set
Drawing inspiration from pastoral village scenes and the beauty of the four seasons, this 'Friendly Village' dinnerware set features beautiful fine earthenware and accessories that are freezer, microwave and dishwasher safe.
ITEM#: 14647878Drawing inspiration from pastoral village scenes and the beauty of the four seasons, this 'Friendly Village' dinnerware set features beautiful fine earthenware and accessories that are freezer, microwave and dishwasher safe.
Perfect for entertaining friends and family throughout the year, this dinnerware set helps to set the mood. The winter scenes on the cups, plates and bowls in this set are perfect for homemade soups and hearty meals when the weather is cool, and the summer scenes are great for reminiscing while enjoying a ripe watermelon on the front porch.
- Color/pattern: Decorated with beautiful engravings of pastoral villages
- Materials: Earthenware
- Care instructions: Freezer, microwave and dishwasher safe
- Service for four
- Number of pieces in set: 28-Piece
- Four (4) dinner plates (10.5 inches in diameter)
- Four (4) round salad plates (7.75 inches in diameter)
- Four (4) bread and butter plates(6 inches in diameter)
- Four (4) mugs (12 ounces)
- Four (4) soup/ cereal bowls (6 inches in diameter, 10 ounces)
- Four (4) rim soup/ pasta bowls (8.5 inches in diameter)
- Four (4) fruit saucers (5 inches in diameter)
|Set Include||28 Piece|
|Season or Holiday||Thanksgiving|
|Product Features||Dishwasher Safe|
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I have purchased these dishes and am thrilled by their appearance, quality, and beauty. Do not hesitate these dishes are worth the cost.Read More
I have a full set of 12 of Johnson Brothers 'Friendly Village' dinnerware. A place setting is SEVEN pieces, so you have rimmed soup plates, cereal bowls, dessert bowls, dinner plates, salad plates and bread plates...and wonderful mugs that are delicate enough for serving guests. I found separately a nine inch dinner plate as well. These get dishwashed everyday and don't dull or chip easily. We love them. Overstock has the best pricing. This service for 8 I purchased (2 services for 4 )I donated for a basket for a charity. The winner was thrilled and left smiling ear to ear.Read More
I have wanted these dishes for awhile. I'm really looking forward to using these for Thanksgiving dinner. The shipping was very fast and they were packaged really well, nothing was broken. The price was right, much less than some of the other sites I found them on.Read More
all us well but one of the large soup bowls was broken and there seems to be no way of getting a new one....so i only have three.Read More
I have wanted this set for nearly 30 years, but could never afford it retail. I now have two sets, and am considering a third. What's nice is that accompanying pieces can easily be found at other secondary sources - I only wish Overstock could find a way to carry those, as well.Read More
Love this set of dishes, contains exactly the pieces I wanted. Have loved this style from the time I was a kid at my Grandma's, who had the same ones. So happy to finally have them. Plan to get more! If you like this style I would highly recommend. Price was just right, very low considering all the pieces in the set. Shipping was great, international shipping, arrived less than two weeks after I placed the order. Dishes were packed good, very well protected. I feel confident purchasing again.Read More
Johnson Brothers china isn't manufactured in England anymore, and I don't like that, but I ordered them just the same. I ordered 3 sets to have service for 12 at Thanksgiving. 28 piece set is a service for 4, but there are LOTS of pieces! They were packaged well for safe arrival and I received many complements on the table setting.Read More
Although it's not quite the same as the "made in England" version which sells for thousands elsewhere, this will work with my family and if one gets broken, I won't be too upset. The scenes are lovely and bring back memories of holiday dinners at my grandmother's house. These are sturdy enough to be everyday dinnerware and pretty enough to be used for special occasions. I will use them for both. Sturdy dinnerware but not heavy. Simply beautiful!Read More
Love these dishes. I looked at many sets and chose these because of the configuration of the table settings.Read More
Order received in perfect condition. Beauitiful dishes!!Read More
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Hello frenee, this set weighs approximately 25 lbs. Thanks for shopping with us! A.S.
It says that it is dishwasher safe in the description, but then says that it needs to be hand washed in the product details area. Are they or are they not able to be cleaned on a regular basis in the dishwasher?
Hello wyndisue! This lovely item is dishwasher safe. Thanks for shopping with us! -Amanda P
Where is this dinnerware made?
Unfortunately, at present, this item is presently out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check, and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. Please feel free to check back with us periodically to see if the item has returned. Made in China.
I am looking for creamer, sugar to go with it?
Unfortunately we don't have them.
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