Epergne: an ornate centerpiece consisting of a frame supporting dishes, vases, and/or candleholders in tiers around a central focal point (either a larger container or ornamental motif).
Ferrule: The metal collar that joins a handle to a shaft, often found between a cane and its handle, also on parasol handles, pipes, carving knives, ect. Often used to describe applied metal collars with a hinge that joins a ceramic, ivory, bone or hard stone container and its lid.
Festoon: ornament in the form of a chain or ribbon appearing to be attached at two or more points and with a slight sag between those points.
Flagon: a large metal or ceramic beverage-serving container, with a handle, a spout and (usually) a lid.
Japanesque: in the Japanese style. Often used to refer to the style period of the mid-to-late 19th century.
Marrow Spoon: a handle with a long, narrow scoop shaped bowl used to eat the marrow from the center of roasted bones (usually beef).
Nutmeg Grater: a small metal fine-toothed grater with a covered box on one end. A nutmeg is stored in the box and grated as needed.
Patch Box: a small box in metal, ivory, bone, hard stone or ceramic, used to hold small cloth patches originally used to cover facial blemishes.
Pique: the process of inserting metal into ivory or tortoise shell to form a pattern.
Salt Cellar: in two forms, of metal, glass or ceramic container for serving salt. Master salts: a container for salt that is passed around the table with each diner taking a spoon full to use during the meal. Individual salts are smaller versions used at each place to hold loose salt for use by the diner.
Snuff Box: a small box in metal, ivory, bone, hard stone or ceramic, used to hold snuff for dipping.
Stirrup Cup: a small cup used to serve wine or another beverage to a person on horseback. Most often used to serve port to the riders before a hunt.
Sugar Box: A covered and usually lockable container for storing lump sugar.
Tankard: a single handled drink (beer or ale) container with a lid.
Thimble: A metal, ivory or bone covering for a fingertip, usually covered by shallow dimples, used by sewers to push their needle through fabric.
Wine Coaster: a shallow, flat-bottomed container, with upright sides, used to prevent wine bottles being placed directly on a table, possibly marring the finish.