The bright red apples of Autumn bring a harvest of warm tradition to home, to family, and community. No surprise then, that Franciscan Apple dinnerware, which first appeared in 1940, remains one of the most popular raised-relief hand-painted patterns of all time. Created by Gladding, McBean & Co. of Glendale, California, the name Franciscan is an allusion to Franciscan Friars and was chosen to reflect the simple, informal style of Mexican folk pottery.
This set of 4 Franciscan Ware Apple Motif 6" Cereal Bowls are cheerfully bright and glossy and all 4 bowls are in superior condition. The dark red apples and vivid green leaves are a standout against the ultra-smooth cream-colored glaze. The apple branches curve realistically upon raised-texture rims. Each of the four bowls are uniquely hand-painted. They all share the same 1940-1947 USA production stamp. This is Set #1, Item #15-136.
Set #2 (Item #15-137) Set of 4 Franciscan Ware Apple Motif Bread & Butter Plates is also available at Redbud Creek on Ruby Lane. Offered separately, they are in excellent vintage condition. Purchase both sets together for 10% savings and combined shipping discount.
Please enjoy this vintage pattern designed to grace your table with sweet simplicity and charming style.
16 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
- Vintage springs eternal!