There is a total of 25 pieces red, black & white heavy & durable vitrified china restaurant ware all in excellent condition. This is perfect for the holidays or to make any day or meal very special with a price that can't be beat! All 25 pieces consist of 12 dinner plates & 3 serving platters & 10 rice / soup bowls.... One (1) large oval platter, two (2) small oval platters and (12) dinner plates and ten (10) rice bowls. These are large, beautifully stylized vitrified serving platters & plates made with a motif of Asian, bright red longevity motifs interspersed with black key graphics on a white body. These "key" or "meander" patterns are called "Thunder" by the Chinese and indicate abundance. The pattern is called Longevity in the F. S. Louie & Co. 1983 catalogue. The characters in the border pattern is "shou," meaning longevity. The large serving platter measures 9 1/4" x 13". There are 2 small serving platters that measure 7" x 10 1/2". The 12 dinner plates are 9" diameter and the rice bowls are each 4" diameter and stand 2" tall. The backs of all are marked with logo & states "F.S. Louie & Co., Berkeley, Calif. Sterling China Co., U.S.A.". The dishes are all in excellent, pristine condition. No mars whatsoever. Vitrified china is heavy commercial weight china used in restaurants, railroad dining cars, diners, hotels, etc. These are very practical, sturdy and long lasting. Hopefully these will bring you much good fortune as well as great beauty to your dinner table. Note: I will probably ship 2 cartons, via FedEx for extra care in transit.
Item ID: 1815