The Herend Porcelain

Since its foundation in 1826, the Herend Porcelain Manufactory has been making a wide variety of porcelain sets and ornamental pieces of the highest quality. By today it has become the largest manufacturer of its kind in the world – where, observing centuries-old traditions, every work phase – from throwing to painting – is performed by attentive hands manually even today. With a free combination of 16,000 forms and 4,000 patterns, the product range is inexhaustible. Every piece symbolizes exceptional quality, beauty, and value.

Four Season (QS) tea set.


Four Season (QS) tea set. Painted only by master painters. Every piece is signed.

“A porcelain with a History”

Beautiful Ladies limited espresso set.


Beautiful Ladies’ limited espresso set. Limited to 15 pieces.

Victoria VBO teapot variations from small to large.


Victoria VBO teapot variations from small to large.

Important dates

Here are some of the important dates in the history of Herend Porcelain Manufactory


    • 1842 – First Hungarian Applied Arts Exhibition, Budapest

    • 1845 – Applied Arts Exhibition, Vienna

    • 1851 – World Exposition, London

    • 1855 – World Exposition, Paris

    • 1883 – Arts Exhibition, Amsterdam

Apponyi platinum espresso set.


Apponyi platinum espresso set.

Dinner Set for Six People w. Soup Cup - Herend Rothschild Bird RO pattern. Herend porcelain


Dinner Set for Six People w. Soup Cup – Herend Rothschild Bird RO pattern. Classic design. Herend porcelain is handpainted.

GRUE Herend fine china.

GRUE place setting.

Prominent Customers

“Why do we treat our customers like Royalty?
Because many of them are!”


    • The Royal Family of the United Kingdom

    • The Emperor of Japan

    • The Tsar of Russia

    • The Sultan of Brunei

    • The Sultan of Oman

    • The King of Thailand

    • Several Presidents of the United States

    • The Habsburg Family

    • The Rothschild Family

    • The Lichtenstein Family

Tea Set for 6 Persons - Sevres Roses SPROG design. Herend fine china hand painted. Classic Herend pattern


Sevres Roses SPROG Herend design. Classic hand-painted Herend fine china pattern.

Canton Herend fine china


Canton teacup with dessert plate – click for more Canton Herend porcelain pieces

Herend products

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Famous Herend Decors

Discover Herend’s most famous collections categorized by decor, representing the essence of the brand’s hand-painted tradition.

Royal Garden

123 products

Queen Victoria VBO

183 products

Indian Basket

46 products

Chinese Bouquet

334 products

Rothschild Bird

189 products

Discover Herend's Sets

Herend’s product line includes tea sets, coffee sets, dinnerware, and ornamental items. Explore each category to discover unique designs.

Tea Sets

142 products

Coffee Sets

83 products

Dinner Sets

30 products

Place settings

39 products

Human Figurines

17 products