Yesterday, Sotheby's in New York mounted an exhibit of Royal Copenhagen's Hippopotamus Service, calling it "the single most important commissioned service of the last 100 years."
Fancy custom Hippo dishes
(From Boing Boing
so I imagine briangee
may have already shown it to you.)
PS- There is also the website of the woman what took the pictures
and Hippolotofus - The International Hippo Society
did not agree with some of the ways to say Hippo in other languages