Monday, June 17, 2013

Vintage Alfred Meakin Greenwood Sandwich Serving Platter

I'm a big fan of old English pottery and porcelain, and often thought of adding this piece to my own collection.  This tray is perfect for fall and winter holidays, and family gathers - great for finger or kiddie sandwiches.

Vintage English Dinnerware by Alfred Meakin

Description ~ out of the Land of England, and from the middle of last century, comes to you this fabulous serving tray by Alfred Meakin - done in the retired Greenwood pattern, this piece is decorated w/a lovely bouquet of oak leaves, acorns, and wheat berries - all set on creamy, white porcelain and finished w/an olive green, scalloped rim, this oval serving platter is a hard to find piece, highly collectible, displays wonderfully, and is perfect for set matching and completion!

Measurements ~ approximately 12.5" long x 7.5" wide

Dates ~ marked w/a post-war mark - c1945

Hallmarks ~ underglaze stamp in green - "Alfred Meakin England N106 Catering" - please see pictures

Condition ~ Excellent: this piece shows little evidence of age or use (outside manufacturing flaws listed in the pictures) and displays wonderfully! Chip/flake free; shelf wear minimal; use marks minimal.

If interested, this piece can be purchased in my store or at a discounted price through my blog (US only please)

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