Jackie did not have the chance to finalize the order for White House state china service - here are the 1963 test samples from Sevres. A sample of each presidents official china is housed in a special room in the White House. It is displayed lovingly.
Michelle is a picture in purple as the Obamas welcome Japanese PM
Something different: The approximately 200 people invited for Tuesday's dinner in the East Room will be among the first guests to eat from the new china. The menu features Caesar sashimi salad presented in the style of a Japanese gift, Wagyu beef and an American-style cheesecake made using tofu and soymilk