These stylish table toppers have caught our expert's eye

Silver plated Art Deco knives and 1960s Danish Modern rosewood salt and pepper shakers are sure to bring some table talk to your next dinner party. Check out the rest of our treasured finds!


1 Blue Note
This hand-blown vessel (4¾" h. x 4½" diam.), made in 1971 by RMC Denmark, is infused with a midnight-blue hue that further deepens the beauty of a cut flower, plant, or branch. $600, Home 114, 631-749-1811, home114collection.com.

2 On Edge
Made in Denmark, these silver-plated Art Deco knife rests (each 1½" h. x 3½" w. x 1½" d.) add a sculptural twist to your table decor. $475 for a set of eight, Pamela Lerner Antiques, 145 S. Country Rd., Bellport, 631-776-2183, pamelalernerantiques.com.

3 Totally Chill
Based in Milan, Gabriella Crespi has been designing home furnishings and objects since the 1950s. Like most of her cutting-edge creations, this signed circa-1970 wood-and-brass ice bucket (10" h. x 8¾" w. x 8¾" d.) is as functional as it is beautiful. $3,800, Gustavo Olivieri, 74 Montauk Hwy., East Hampton, 631-537-2811, gustavoolivieri.com.

4 Iron Constitution
From the 1830s through the Victorian era, ironstone was a popular alternative to pottery in England. This circa-1900 assortment includes pitchers, platters, dishes, a chiller, and a gravy boat. From $85 to $850 per item, English Country Antiques, 25 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton, 631-537-0606, ecantiques.com.

5 Well Seasoned
Guests won’t hold back on the salt and pepper with this pair of 1960s Danish Modern rosewood and stainless-steel mills (7¼" h. x 3¼" diam.) designed by Richard Nissen. $875, SL Home/Vices, 10 Jagger Ln., Southampton, 917-224-7424, stlkearns@aol.com.