A favorite of many people, The Friendly Village by Johnson Brothers was manufactured 1953-2003 and is marked “A genuine hand engraving.” After that, production of these dishes was moved for a short time to China, but they do not have the hand engraving mark. This pattern has become very popular because of the different scenes on each piece that call up memories of a more tranquil time when life wasn’t as hectic as it is today. This 15 1/2” oval platter is decorated with a rustic covered bridge scene in the middle and a garland of grape leaves around the rim. It is 13” wide. The platter is in excellent condition and looks as if it was hardly used. There are no chips, cracks, or crazing. There is only one detectable utensil mark. The pieces we are selling are marked Made in England, A genuine hand engraving.
We do have other table setting pieces and serving pieces in our shop.
What a great addition to your pottery collection or to your dinner table. Please contact us if you have any questions. Please look at all of the photos, since they are a part of our description.
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Johnson Brothers Friendly Village 15” Platter The Covered Bridge