Scandinavian designers continue an old tradition and every year make beautiful “Christmas tables”. The Copenhagen Royal Porcelain is necessarily present in the table decoration. This year, for creating a beautiful Christmas table, were invited six barons and baroness, Count and Countess of very old and well-known genera. Tables, in the decoration of which participated such grand personages, became the reflection of the Christmas traditions of the noble families. Incredibly beautiful Christmas tables for 45 years continue to admire, amaze, surprise and inspire us. From November until the end of the year they will be presented to 300,000 people.
Count and Countess, Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig and Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig covered a very “personal” table, the decorations of which resemble the traditions of their family, carried through many generations. An excellent choice for the decoration of the table was the Royal Porcelain Flora Danica, which for many years graced Christmas tables in the ancestral castle in Lerchenborg, where the count Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurviga himself has grown up. On the tables are presented wine glasses, decorated with the own monogram of the owner of the castle, hand-gilded little elves and an impressive two beautiful porcelain domes for ice cream from the Flora Danica service with Ahlefeldt family crest. The decoration of the table is completed by Ahlefeldt-Laurvig’s gold flatware, which she gathered during all her life. Leaves of padduba and other evergreens were brought directly from the ancestral castle in Tranekær.
Christmas table of Countess Danneskiold-Samsøe’s is a tribute to the monarchy and admiration for the holiday, which is Christmas itself. The Countess’s was inspired by her own Christmas traditions, including an abundance of white and green, gold and silver, and the mass of red roses. A large table is covered with red cloth, may be snow-white porcelain tableware from the Copenhagen White Full Lace. Beside each dish is lovingly laid a box with a gift for the guests. Luxury roses, combined with decorative Santa Claus and freshly cut green spruce branches, create Christmas mood.
Christmas table Baron and Baroness Reedtz-Thott reminds a lavish dinner by the fireplace after the hunt. The decoration of the table shows the particular importance of Christmas in the Baron’s family and their interest in hunting. A solid warm reindeer skin laid on each chair at the table antlers, green spruce branches, transparent dome and a variety of decorative Christmas ornaments. The extravagant chandeliers with red candles highlights the center of the table.