SEVERAL AVAILABLE: Here is a divided grill plate from the Southern Pacific Railroad, a dinner dish with raised dividers. It is SPECTACULAR and appears unused. The decoration is the popular Prairie Mountain Wildflowers pattern -- flowers that onboard passengers could expect to see as they traveled along the SPRR's routes. Blossoms on this plate include California Poppy, Ruby Lily and Baby Blue Eyes.
SIZE : approximately 9-1/2 inches wide. MANUFACTURER : Onondaga Pottery/Syracuse China. DATE CODE: 1-HH is January 1953. (All our plates are from the late 1940s-early1950s.)
In addition to the Syracuse China Econo-Rim bottom stamp, this plate is railroad marked : PRAIRIE-MOUNTAIN WILDFLOWERS / MADE FOR SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES / BY / ONONDAGA POTTERY / SYRACUSE, N.Y.
CONDITION: NO signs of use! Even tilting it in bright light, we cannot find any use marks on the surface! EVEN on the tops of the divider ridges! It is just beautiful, with clear, sharp decoration in brilliant colors. There are NO cracks, NO chips, NO flakes and NO repairs. The glaze is exceptionally strong and shiny. There is no age discoloration.
Please ignore any light glare/white spots. These are caused by camera flash.
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