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Famous artists of the time were hired to design the plates.After the success of the plates, Lenox started to produce complete dinnerware sets.
Lenox became popular when they started producing custom designed, elaborate dining plates.
His 1939 Rhodora and 1940 Harvest patterns reflect the Depression era with simple, natural motifs such as roses and wheat stalks.
Discontinued lines of Lenox porcelain are more sought after than lines that are still in production.
Lenox is still the only major US manufacturer of bone china today.
Lenox was the first American china to be used in the White House.