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Homer Laughlin

Serving Platter, Homer Laughlin, Virginia Rose, Bouquet, Ceramic, Vintage

Serving Platter, Homer Laughlin, Virginia Rose, Bouquet, Ceramic, Vintage

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  • Pattern:  Bouquet Decal on Virginia Rose Shaped Ceramic - (Discontinued)
  • Made in Newell, WV, USA
  • Vintage: 1950
  • Details:   This is a very old, very beautiful, oval serving platter made by Homer Laughlin.  This multi-color floral decal pattern is known as 'Bouquet' and the shape of the ceramic is called 'Virginia Rose'.  The decal has very bright floral design in hot pink, yellow, orange, dark blue and light blue with bright green leaves.  This is part of a dinnerware set in the Virginia Rose ceramic shape, which Homer Laughlin decorated with many different decals, (see below for further details).  There is a platinum trim around the platter and a nice platinum design on the handles.  The backstamp reads:  "Homer Laughlin, Virginia Rose, Made in U.S.A, O, 50, N 8".  The stamp helps us date this specific piece to 1950.  This platter is NOT dishwasher safe, Hand Wash is necessary in order to maintain condition.  
  • Material:  Ceramic
  • Dimensions:  11 5/8 inches Long, 8.75 inches Wide (at its widest point)
  • Condition:  Vintage - Used.  Very Good Vintage Condition.  The decals are in excellent condition.  There are surface scratches primarily in the center as acceptable due to age/use/wear.  The platinum rim has some wear but it is in surprisingly good condition for its age. Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can't accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.  

Homer Laughlin China Company started in 1871 as Laughlin Pottery in Ohio.  Due to rapid growth, in 1903 they opened a second location in Newell, West Virginia, by 1920 all production has been moved to Newell and the Ohio plant was abandoned.  They are best known for producing the very popular "Fiesta" line of dinnerware. The company is still in production and still manufactures all its wears in the USA.

Virginia Rose is not the pattern name but rather the embossing/design on the ceramic  dinnerware, (mostly seen on the borders and rims of plates and platters).  The floral pattern is 'Bouquet'.  Virginia Rose was made from 1932 to 1968 using many different decal designs, this specific platter was made in October of 1950.

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