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Set of 4 Brown on Tan Shenango China Inca Ware
Shenango produced china in tan (Inca Ware), ivory (Ivory) and white bodies. This is in the " Chardon Rose " pattern. " Chardon " is a French word, meaning " thistle ". It has a pretty brown transfer print featuring a scalloped, cloud-like border design with a floral design or thistle spray around the rim on a tan body - Inca Ware. Theses are pre 1950's because they don't have the date stamp on the back which they started doing after 1949. This brown-on-tan treatment makes this one of the more striking variations of this pattern, it really stands out nicely on the tan body. It is very nice for everyday ware and would be especially nice around the holidays. Up for sale : 4 plates, measuring 9" in diameter and 1 1/2" in height. They are in good condition, dishwasher safe, and microwaveable. Restaurant ware quality. There are 3 different backstamps on these and there is one plate that doesn't have anything on it. Some is in color with the Indian and adobe hut, some say Incaware stamped in green and some has Incaware stamped in brown and they all have design pat. stamped on them and Shenango China New Castle, PA USA. You will receive a mix of the bunch. All are in really good condition and show very little wear.
You always wanted a Good set of Restaurant Ware ... Buffalo China, Homer Laughlin, Syaracuse, Shenango, Jackson, Mayer, Wallace, Walker, Tepco, and more ... The china from each of these companies is considered very collectible. So Start a Collection .... They are Great for the Holidays, when you're entertaining or just enjoying dinner with your family ....
Shenango China - Began in 1901, when it purchased and occupied the New Castle Shovel Works plant converting it to a commercial pottery. James M. Smith, Sr . purchased the firm in 1909. In 1912, Shenango purchased and moved to the New Castle Pottery Company plant and merged operations. From 1909 until 1935, the entire production of Shenango Pottery was devoted to commercial china (hotels, restaurants, and institutions). From 1936 to 1958, Shenango Pottery Co. produced china for Theodore Haviland Company of France . A partnership was formed with Rosenthal China of Germany under the brand of Castleton China . Shenango changed hands several times, due to buyouts, mergers, and acquisions. The Sobiloff Brothers acquired majority interest in Shenango by 1959. In 1959, Wallace China of California (well-known for its Western theme restaurant china) became Shenango 's subsidiary. Mayer China , an upscale custom china manufacturer, became a subsidiary in 1964. Shenango was purchased by Interpace in 1968, and in 1979, was sold to Anchor Hocking . In 1987, Shenango became a part of Syracuse China's parent company, Canadian Pacific (CPI) . Shenango is considered a brand name of Syracuse China . In 1989, Shenango, Mayer, and Syracuse China was bought by Pfaltzgraff Company . Mayer operation was moved to the Shenango plant but due to economic changes the Shenango plant was eventually closed. Today, china from each of these companies is much sought after . Shenango produced china in tan (Inca Ware), ivory (Ivory) and white bodies. This is in the " Chardon Rose " pattern. " Chardon " is a French word, meaning " thistle ".