In 1883 two brothers, Alfred and Frederick Johnson, purchased a defunct pottery known as Charles Street Works in Hanley, England. By the end of the 1890's Johnson Brothers may have been the largest earthenware manufacturer in the world.
The "Jewel" Pattern Flow Blue China pattern, circa 1910, has a wide border of graceful scrolls, stylized leaves and decorative medallions. The gently scalloped and embossed rim with delicate gold edge, is named the laurel shape china blank. The dinner plates measure 10 inches across. Stamped "Jewel - 'Crown Mark' - Johnson Bros. - England". This stamp was first used in 1913. There are no cracks, chips or repairs on this beautiful pair of 'Jewel' pattern dinner plates. There are (3) sets of 2 available for purchase. A beautiful and scarce flow blue pattern.