ROYAL CROWN DERBY INKS NEW SHOWROOM LEASE AT FORTY ONE MADISON

New York, NY --- Laurie Burns, Senior Vice President and Director of Forty One Madison announced the UK-based fine china company, Royal Crown Derby has renewed its permanent showroom lease on the third floor, effective immediately.     The company has maintained a showroom at Forty One Madison since 2005.

    "Royal Crown Derby's reputation and brand is world renowned and truly one of the jewels in the crown of luxury tableware makers in the world." commented Burns.  

     Sir Hugh Gibson, owner of Royal Crown Derby commented:   "We were delighted to renew our lease for our showroom at 41 Madison.   It is the centre of the world of tabletop in the USA; and the USA continues to be the priority export market for us as it has been ever since we first sent a representative there in 1878."

     Royal Crown Derby has been in business since 1750 and produces a range of figures, bone china tableware, gifts and collectibles.   Rich colors and intricate gilding remain one of the distinguishing features of Royal Crown Derby products which is distributed through fine department and specialty stores.

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Forty One Madison, a Rudin Building, is committed to the growth and support of the tableware and gift industries in New York.   Located at the corner of Madison and 26 th Street, the building is open daily 9:00 to 6:00 PM.   For showroom listings and special events, click on www.41madison.com or for questions, contact: Laurie Burns at lburns@rudin.com