15 Most Valuable Haviland China [History, Patterns and Values]

What would you do if you discovered that you had Haviland China in your home? Many people have a Haviland China set sitting in their china closet that is just taking up space.

Everybody likes to buy at least one or two pieces of Haviland when they are going around antique stores, flea markets and shows. But, even though the tiny plates and cups are darling, the valuable ones can really bring in the bucks after all these years.

In fact, if you have dozens of Haviland sets that some experts believe are worth between $80-$3000, then you could be looking at more than $30k worth of antiques.

After reading this article, you will know more about the history of Haviland China and what to look for while valuing them within the market. You’ll learn how to determine whether China is authentic Haviland or not. You will also understand what makes vintage Haviland valuable today.

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The Top 15 Most Valuable Haviland China

No.
Name
Year
Price
1
59 pc Haviland Limoges China Set
1900s
$2,377.02
2
Set of 86 Theo Haviland Limoges China
1930
$5,790.00
3
Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Cake Plate
1950s
$1,306.20
4
Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Cup And Saucer
1950s
$390.60
5
Vintage Haviland Limoges China Large Set
1920s
$2,450
6
Haviland Fine China Set 86-piece
1920s
$950
7
Haviland Sweetheart Rose China Set
1970s
$598
8
Haviland Limoges China Octagonal Dinner Plates
1900s
$236
9
Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Salad Plate
1900s
$256.20
10
Covered Casserole Serving Dish Haviland China Limoges
1900s
$224.99
11
Haviland Schleiger 957 Round Covered Vegetable China Dish
1900s
$219.99
12
Theodore Haviland China SCHLEIGER 806 Coffee Pot
1900s
$175.00
13
Vintage Johann Haviland China with BAVARIAN Backstamp
1910s
$500
14
68 Theodore Haviland Art Deco China Collection
1930s
$450
15
Limoges Theodore Haviland EDEN Creamer
1920s
$37

1. 59 pc Haviland Limoges China Set

Year: 1900s

Price: $2,377.02

1. 59 pc Haviland Limoges China Set

When looking at selling or buying just one piece of Haviland China, you might not get your piece sold above the $1500 mark, however, when you are selling them as a set, the value increases and you might get way above what you thought you would get.

This is a set of 59 pc Haviland Limoges China, it has been valued at $2,377.02. The set includes a meat platter, a creamer, soup bowls, dessert plates, saucers, cups, dinner plates, and a couple of other unique pieces that make this set valuable.

2. Set of 86 Theo Haviland Limoges China

Year: 1930s

Price: $5,790.00

2. Set of 86 Theo Haviland Limoges China

As we earlier stated, a set of Haviland China plates would most definitely have more value than individual pieces. The current value of this Haviland Limoges China is $5,790, which means if you had the same pieces in your possession and wanted to sell them, you’d get about the same price for it.

It is however worthy of note that over 80 pieces give this listing its value. The set includes berry bowls, saucers, dinner and dessert plates, a covered dish, teacups, bowls, a sugar dish, and more. The value of these has a tendency of going higher in the future, just make sure yours is in good condition.

3. Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Cake Plate

Year: 1950s

Price: $1,306.20

3. Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Cake Plate

You do not need to have a set of Haviland China pieces to sell, single pieces also have value. Featured here is a rare Haviland China Edith Pattern or as a professional would call it “Pascale pattern.” It is currently valued at $1,306.20 at the time of writing this description. However, due to its rarity and value, the price is prone to go higher with time.

This is a Haviland Edith Pascal or Pascale cake plate in good condition. It has two handles, is decorated with a golden garland, and is from the 1950s. It was made in France.

4. Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Cup And Saucer

Year: 1950s

Price: $390.60

4. Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Cup And Saucer

This beautiful cup and saucer set was manufactured by Haviland. The pattern is Edith Pascal or Pascale, French, and features two gold rings around a pale blue band on the rim of the saucer and the cup. The cup has a handle. It is decorated with a golden garland.

Originally manufactured in France, this set of a cup and a saucer made its way into various households. You might have had this in your possession and still not know its worth. Its current value is $360.60 which has the tendency of going higher.

5. Vintage Haviland Limoges China Large Set

Year: 1920s

Price: $2,450

5. Vintage Haviland Limoges China Large Set

This has a mount vermin pattern, it is very rare to find one of these. The total number of pieces on the list is above 60 including a covered sugar bowl, creamer, 8-inch bowls, dinner plates, large oval platter, oval serving bowl, 5-inch bowls, and a lot of other beautiful antique plates.

These lovely pieces date back to the 1920s and are quite rare and valuable. The whole set is worth $2,450. Each piece carries the made in France mark on the back to show its authenticity. If you have this in your collection, it could be worth a lot, given that it is in good condition.

6. Haviland Fine China Set 86-piece

Year: 1920s

Price: $950

6. Haviland Fine China Set 86-piece

Although this image shows a single piece, it is actually just 1 of 86 pieces, all bearing the same design pattern like this. This stunning listing includes a full set of 1920s dinnerware and kitchenware by Theodore Haviland, France!

The teacups and saucers are decorated in a beautiful delicate blue and green Schleiger 344 pattern, which also appears on the edges of plates. It’s adorned with tiny pink roses and gold rims. This set is a stunning collector’s piece that will decorate your home in a variety of ways. If you have an 86-piece like this, the value is $950.

7. Haviland Sweetheart Rose China Set

Year: 1970s

Price: $598

7. Haviland Sweetheart Rose China Set

Here’s another set of items that made it to our list of 15 most valuable Haviland China pieces. Its current value is $598. The set contains 56 pieces in total including dinner bowls, soup bowls, saucers, teacups, salad plates, dessert bowls, and others, all in good condition.

This Vintage Johann Haviland “Sweetheart Rose” was made in Bavaria Germany, Fine China. Never used. It is in its original box and comes with a 7-piece place setting for 8 people. If yours has been used or has cracks, the value might drop a little.

8. Haviland Limoges China Octagonal Dinner Plates

Year: 1900s

Price: $236

8. Haviland Limoges China Octagonal Dinner Plates

Does your set include only a few plates? That’s fine, you must not have an 86, or 56 set to sell your Haviland China plates. From the Paradise pattern by Theodore Haviland, this 5-piece set of octagonal dinner plates measures 9 5/8″ in diameter. The white pieces have a blue border, rimmed with gold, and a center design of a long-tailed bird and flowers.

This is an older set of china and some of the pieces have surface wear. They are not damaged and do not have chips, nicks, or cracks. They will work very nicely with your existing set of this pattern, making a lovely table setting.

9. Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Salad Plate

Year: 1900s

Price: $256.20

9. Haviland China Rare Edith Pascal Salad Plate

This is a beautiful and rare pattern salad plate by Haviland. The plate is 7 1/2″ across and in the Pascale pattern. It features two gold rings around a pale blue band on the rim and is decorated with a golden garland. Each plate is marked at the back with “Limoges France” to show authenticity.

The current value for this single rare plate is $256.20. It has no cracks and is in mint condition. If you own a piece such as this, now you know the worth.

10. Covered Casserole Serving Dish Haviland China Limoges

Year: 1900s

Price: $224.99

10. Covered Casserole Serving Dish Haviland China Limoges

This covered casserole serving dish was made by Haviland China in Limoges, France. The Golden Quail pattern features quail or birds and flowers and gold along the rim. The dish is in excellent condition. It has no chips, cracks, stains, or crazing and appears to have been very gently used.

The underside of the dish features ‘Haviland Limoges France.’ The dish measures 7-1/4″ in diameter and is 6-3/4″ tall to the finial on the lid. The current value for this single piece is $224.99.

11. Haviland Schleiger 957 Round Covered Vegetable China Dish

Year: 1900s

Price: $219.99

11. Haviland Schleiger 957 Round Covered Vegetable China Dish

Here is yet another beautiful, rare, and vintage Haviland China dish from way back. It has an intriguing design with a floral pattern around it. It also features a cover that has a handle that is adorned with gold. Handles can also be seen on the side of this rare China Dish making it easy to carry.

It dates back to the 1900s and can be referred to as Vintage. Its current value is $219.99. Just like any Haviland China Piece, it is marked at the bottom to show its authenticity.

12. Theodore Haviland China SCHLEIGER 806 Coffee Pot

Year: 1900s

Price: $175.00

12. Theodore Haviland China SCHLEIGER 806 Coffee Pot

This is one of the rarest Haviland China Pieces to exist, it isn’t worth thousands of dollars, but if you had this in your old collection, it could be worth $175 or above. It is a coffee pot with Porcelain as its major material. This original piece was made in France and is adorned with gold on the handle, at the bottom, and also on the neck of the pot.

13. Vintage Johann Haviland China with BAVARIAN Backstamp

Year: 1910s

Price: $500

13. Vintage Johann Haviland China with BAVARIAN Backstamp

One of my favorite patterns is the Moss Rose pattern, it was actually a popular pattern in the 1900s. The pattern features delicate rosebuds in hues of green and pink. This is actually a set of 34, it contains an oval platter, 8 small bowls, saucers, dessert plates, and others. It is worth $500.

14. 68 Theodore Haviland Art Deco China Collection

Year: 1930s

Price: $450

14. 68 Theodore Haviland Art Deco China Collection

A rare collection of 75 fine porcelain dishes from the 1930s. Art Deco meets Chinoiserie in this elegant pattern. They are bright white with a vivid pink dogwood tree painted atop a black planter. Mounted on gold rims, the set likely sat in a hutch for decades. The bowls are in great condition! There are no utensil marks or crazing. Some chips are noted in quantities.

The set includes teacups, dinner plates, salad plates, soup bowls, and others. This set is currently worth $450 and is made of ceramic.

15. Limoges Theodore Haviland EDEN Creamer

Year: 1920s

Price: $37

15. Limoges Theodore Haviland EDEN Creamer

Do you love gorgeous china? Take a look at this adorably charming Théodore Haviland Limoges France®Eden Porcelain Creamer, which is marked with the brand’s signature symbol of quality. The centerpiece of the Eden pattern has to be either the magnificent Bird of Paradise perched on an apple blossom branch or a central medallion consisting of the same motif. The gold pattern around the bottom is also at the shoulder. This single piece is currently worth $37.

The History Of Haviland Limoges China

Established in the 1840s, Haviland & Co. is a manufacturer of Limoges porcelain in France. The company was founded by members of the Haviland family who were importing porcelain to the US at the time. Haviland & Co.’s main market has always been the US.

The company achieved its greatest success in the late 19th century when it used innovative designs to gain a foothold in markets for porcelain, stoneware, and other ceramics. American David Haviland recognized the quality of French porcelain and successfully imported the product for his American clientele.

Although others imported French wares, Haviland recognized the quality of French wares and reprioritized his import business to bring in only porcelains from France.

Haviland acquired white porcelain blanks from other porcelain manufacturers in Limoges and decorated them at Haviland locations in the United States. The company’s decorations sometimes included high-fire colors, which required kilns with a high enough temperature to burn the porcelains.

Because of Haviland Brothers & Company’s strong presence in the market, they significantly influenced the porcelain industry in France. Their streamlined business model and dominance meant that other firms had to copy them or risk being squeezed out.

In 1853 the American porcelain firm of Haviland & Co. imported more French porcelain into the United States than any other firm. Limoges was especially popular in North America, and Haviland sold it mainly in four market regions: French Canada, New York, the Mississippi Valley, and the southeastern United States as a whole.

After the Civil War, Haviland Brothers & Co. closed its doors for lack of business. Its owner, David Haviland, took this opportunity to go into business for himself and rebranded his new company Haviland and Company. He also brought his sons Charles Edward and Theodore into the company, with Charles Edward taking over the day-to-day operations from his father within a few years.

Theodore then moved to the United States to handle the exporting and promoting side of their uncle’s business – the side that handled Haviland China.

How To Identify Haviland China Patterns

Haviland pieces were highly valued by collectors in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and experts estimate that there are as many as 60,000 patterns created by the company. Identifying these patterns have become an issue for most people who love collecting Haviland China Pieces.

We have listed 20 popular patterns found in the course of research. There’s a 10 Percent chance that your pattern might be among those listed below;

1. Floral Pattern Cambridge Pattern

1. Floral Pattern Cambridge Pattern

2. Blue Garland Pattern

2. Blue Garland Pattern

3. Moss Rose Pattern

3. Moss Rose Pattern

4. Apple Blossom Pattern

4. Apple Blossom Pattern

5. White and Gold Foliage Pattern

5. White and Gold Foliage Pattern

6. Forever Spring Pattern

6. Forever Spring Pattern

7. Wilton Pattern

7. Wilton Pattern

8. Concorde

8. Concorde

9. Chrysanthemum Pattern

9. Chrysanthemum Pattern

10. Strasbourg Pattern

10. Strasbourg Pattern

11. Troy Pattern

11. Troy Pattern

12. Christmas Holly Beryy

12. Christmas Holly Beryy

13. Dora Pattern

13. Dora Pattern

14. Schleiger 240d Pattern

14. Schleiger 240d Pattern

15. H14 Pattern

15. H14 Pattern

16. Richmond Pattern

16. Richmond Pattern

17. Margaux Pattern

17. Margaux Pattern

18. Silver Wheat Pattern

18. Silver Wheat Pattern

19. Fox Glove Pattern

19. Fox Glove Pattern

20. Pink Spray Pattern

20. Pink Spray Pattern

21. Pompadour Platter Pattern

21. Pompadour Platter Pattern

22. Montreux

22. Montreux

23. Marseille-All White

23. Marseille-All White

24. White Isle de France Pattern

24. White Isle de France Pattern

25. Massachusetts Htf Pattern

25. Massachusetts Htf Pattern

26. Commodore Pattern

26. Commodore Pattern

27. Regents Park Rose & Rose Patterns

27. Regents Park Rose & Rose Patterns

28. Paradise 11

28. Paradise 11

29. Wedding Ring

29. Wedding Ring

30. Chanson Pattern

30. Chanson Pattern

Didn’t find your pattern? Not to worry, Like I said, there are over 60,000 patterns in the Haviland China Universe. We obviously can’t list them all here, however, there’s a whole book that shows you all the patterns that have ever existed. You can get the book here.

Steps To Authenticate Haviland China Pieces

To identify your china pieces, you’ll need a magnifying glass to look for small marks on the underside of your pieces.

Mark
Date
C-1
1868-
C-2
1876-
C-3
 1882-
C-4
1891-
C-5
1900-
C-6
1941-
C-7
C-8
1862-present

Step 1. Make sure to clean the Haviland china thoroughly, exposing the markings on each piece. Use a mild soap and lint-free, nonabrasive cloth to gently clean all Haviland china pieces.

Step 2. Charles Haviland pieces can be identified by certain marks. The most common mark is called “Mark C-8.” It is a circle painted in red underglaze. Inside the circle is another circle, and between the two circles is the following writing: “Ch. Field Haviland Limoges.” If a piece has this mark, it was made in 1862 in Limoges, France.

Step 3. Find Mark C-3 on pieces from 1882. They will have the letters “CFH” above a horizontal line and “GDM” below that same line, with the GDM upside-down when the CFH is right-side up.

Step 4. Look for the mark C-5 on the bottoms of your pieces. It reads: “GDA/France,” and features a line separating the initials and country. Gerard, Dufraisseix & Abbott manufactured these pieces.

Step 5. Take your pieces to a local antique china appraisal service for a formal, professional evaluation. Although some of the pieces are marked with an identifying maker, many patterns that were produced by the Haviland family between 1872 and 1971 did not have maker’s marks.

Haviland Blank and Dccorator Marks
Haviland Blank and Dccorator Marks
Haviland Blank and Dccorator Marks
Haviland Blank and Dccorator Marks
Haviland Blank and Dccorator Marks
Source: havilandcollectors

How Much Is Haviland China Worth

An often-asked question is ‘How much is Haviland China worth?’ The answer can range, depending on the type and edition of your Haviland china.

There is no official price guide for Haviland, because prices are determined by a number of factors. The rareness of the piece and its popularity can affect the price. Some unique antiques will bring in higher fees, while complete sets that are very common will bring a lower price. If your Haviland China piece is broken, the value is going to dip.

There are a number of patterns on the market today that are quite popular; the most popular pattern is the Crystal. It is currently valued at $100 or less. Do an eBay search for Haviland to get some idea of what it’s worth. Other websites that would give you an idea on what a Haviland China is worth are;

  • Etsy
  • 1stdibs
  • Artedona

Final Words

History and patterns are certainly important factors for a china collector to consider, since background information can be useful in determining how popular a Haviland pattern will be among different collectors. In addition, it is important to know that the price of Haviland China is primarily based on its value as an antique piece and a collectible rather than utilitarian purposes.

Finding an intact Haviland dish ensures that it is worth much more than a plate with a chip or scratch in it. The body color also influences the value of Haviland china pieces. Keeping track of these patterns is what can help make Chinese collecting more manageable and less overwhelming.

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