HLC was founded by brothers, Homer and Shakespeare, in 1873 at East Liverpool, Ohio. In 1934 the company started using "transfer printing" methods to decorate dinnerware. The Americana Series was created for Montgomery Ward and was offered from 1940 until 1956, using special Currier & Ives scenes.
This lovely large oval platter is entitled "Home to Thanksgiving". It measures 15 3/4" in length and 12" in width. The marking is not complete, but should read "Home To Thanksgiving - An American Subject - From Currier & Ives Prints - Made in USA by Homer Laughlin". There are no cracks, chips or repairs; overall age related crazing. Depth of color may vary from piece to piece.