A 15.75 inch, 40cm, Staffordshire, oval serving platter with green, Dragon motif. Second-hand.
Vintage, early 20th century oval Green Dragon platter
This is a large, oval shaped platter by Staffordshire pottery Booths, in their green "Dragon" pattern. At 40cm, it is just under 16 inches in length.
The design is a repeating pattern in dark green, of an oriental-styled dragon separated by floral details. Below this, around the inside of the bowl, is an intricate, banded pattern. The Dragon pattern was also available in dark blue, and was available on a variety of tableware like plates, tureens and gravy boats.
Platters are a stylish way to present food and ideal for Christmas dinner. Old china tableware can continue to be used and enjoyed, but shouldn't be put in a dishwasher or left immersed in hot water. Wash by hand with warm water and washing-up liquid.
1920s Staffordshire platter from Booths pottery
This was made by Booths at their Church Bank Pottery factory in Tunstall, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. The mark on the base dates between 1912 and 1930. It reads:
- made in england
Vintage second-hand, Staffordshire serving platter
- In very good condition
- There are extremely faint scratches from cutlery in the centre but no stains
Dimensions of Booths Green Dragon serving platter
- 40cm long (15.75 inches)
- 32cm wide (just over 12.5 inches)
- 1607 grams
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