Vintage Deviled Egg Plates

An all-star in the Southern cupboard

From cast-iron skillets to oyster knives, there’s no shortage of epicurean accessories with long histories in the South. The specific item that most heralds spring: The deviled egg plate, which has a special place on Southern tables at Easter (and Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July, and nearly any other occasion). Sure, you can find modern takes on this old idea, but some of the most charming plates are vintage and readily available at a click. Below you’ll find a few of our favorites that might inspire your table all year long.

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A summery aqua deviled egg plate. ($75; chairish.com)

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A pink ceramic floral motif designed by Franciscan. ($60; replacements.com)

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A white Anchor Hocking Glass deviled egg plate with a 24k gold edge. ($23; etsy.com)

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A Fiestaware egg plate by West Virginia’s Homer Laughlin. ($34; replacements.com)

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A midcentury design. ($79; chairish.com)

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Ceramic deviled egg plate with blue detailing. ($14; ebay.com)