Russel Wright first designed his colorful Modern dishes in the late 1930s. Made by Steubenville Pottery, they tended to chip and craze very easily. After World War II, he designed his Casual line which was manufactured by Iroquois China in New York. Fired at a much higher temperature and made from different clay, they were tougher and resisted chips and crazing. The Casual line, like his earlier Modern line, came out in several colors so that they could be mixed and matched, if desired. These dishes were manufactured from 1947-1967 and have proven to be very collectible.
These hard to find yellow dinner plates are in wonderful condition. There is no crazing and there are no chips or cracks. There are utensil marks on all of the 10 1/8” plates but they must not have been put in the dishwasher – the glaze is still shiny. They are marked on the bottom Iroquois Casual China by Russel Wright USA.
We have many other pieces in this pattern and color listed in our shop.
This would be a wonderful addition to your Mid-Century collection or to use every day. Please contact us if you have any questions. Please look at the photos closely, they are part of the description of the item. We will always consider any reasonable offer for our pieces.
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Russel Wright Yellow Casual China Dinner Plates by Iroquois China Co.
$18 ea.Quantity available: 10