Many moons ago when I was decorating and deciding on the table setting. There is a decision to be made. If you have very decorated dished, you can't have very decorated table cloth or place mats, they will clash, And very decorated dished does not go with over the top engraved flat wear. Well all this is my opinion. In setting a nice table there are 3 actors, table cloth, flat wear, and dishes. As I said earlier, I don't like the look of food on overly decorated dishes, so plain it was for me. Then you can in my mind go for a more fancy flat wear and also liven up the table cloth. I hate clashing things. My china is white with silver rim and white lace on edge. Works well with whatever tablecloth I chose --which ever season. Many years ago after husbands grandmother died and they cleared out her house I discovered in a box in our basement her china, it was white with silver rim and tiny pink flowers on the rim, to me it plays well with mine so it is now mixed in. My original china I bought when I was about 22 years old, so that is 40 years ago. The only thing nuts about china back then is the coffee/tea cups, so small, never used, just kept stacked up high in my cupboard.
Speaking of Wedgewood, I think there is a Wedgewood outlet near me, about 20 min drive. They sell seconds, so if you look through the pile and maybe the decoration has a paint drop, or line that is a tiny bit off it becomes a 2nd, and sold for 1/3 cost of new, perfect. I went there once with a friend who wanted some for herself, we stood there looking through piles trying to find near perfect stack.