This is a 1940s Harker Pottery handled cake plate in the Virginia shape, a square scalloped shape with embossed tab handles. This is the square cake plate. The pattern features black trim and sprays of pink, blue and yellow hibiscus blossoms. This is not a named pattern. The plate is 12" handle to handle. There are no chips or cracks, but there is underglaze brown staining from water in the center of the plate, and considerable crazing. The backstamp is red and reads "The Harker Pottery Co. Quality Since 1840."