If you're going be throwing a party, you're going to need a serving bowl. This classic "Century Footed Serving Bowl" is one that you will always be able to rely on. Created by renowned designer Eva Zeisel in 1952, it is now being re-released by Crate&Barrel. It's simple curves and timeless shape will suit any decor. It can also suit several purposes as well. During the holidays, fill it with some ornaments, and use it as a centerpiece or to spice up a side table. You can use it in the bathroom to hold extra towels or your jewelry or makeup. It can also be great to hold your keys, cellphone, spare change, on your landing strip.
It's also dishwasher and microwave safe. And, at $42.95, it makes a perfect housewarming/holiday gift idea! Available here.