Looking For Information on This Platter

country_bumpkin_alFebruary 3, 2010

Front:


Symbol on Back:

I know these aren't the greatest pictures, but I was in a storage building..using my cell phone!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sunnyca_gw

I can't get the mark any larger, do you know what the words are? Something Crest I think. I'll look later & see if I can find anything. Taking mom to have cataract surgery so checking in as couldn't get on last night, site down for maintenance (missed it!!! guess that means I'm hooked!!) Oh, It seems like similar to "Cattails" I think it that is any help.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2010 at 7:20AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
peachydeva

I think the mark is Grant Crest... pattern is Pink Crocus...see these links:

http://www.replacements.com/webquote/GRTPIC.htm

http://www.tias.com/13691/PictPage/3923716091.html

Di

    Bookmark   February 4, 2010 at 9:25AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sunnyca_gw

That's it. Didn't find anything about the Grantcrest Co. But interesting that Cat-Tail by Universal Potteries of Cambridge, Ohio used the same blank for the platter. Wonder if they were connected. This had Sears Roebuck & Co. on it so they commissioned it for their catalog from 1934-1956 so I have an idea that is the age of your dishes. Universal used Cat-Tail design on kitchenware,tinware,glassware,furniture & table linens. So popular patterns often got other companies started with similar patterns.

    Bookmark   February 5, 2010 at 1:09AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sunnyca_gw

Just go to Google & type in Grantcrest china & it was the large dimestore W.? Grant. (Forgot the 2nd initial of the man-long day got up at 3 am.) Anyway you can learn more there!!

    Bookmark   February 5, 2010 at 1:14AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Vintage oil painting
I need help with name on oil painting, I think it's...
Dones
Need help identifying blue bowl
Does anyone recognize this maker's mark? It is on the...
SFQ54
Tapestry
Hi there, my husband and I inherited this tapestry...
colleen3684
camelback sofa
Hello there - could anyone help me to identify the...
jerome_shorter
Sponsored Products
Darya Rugs Oushak, Brown, 6'2" x 8'10" M6259-6
Darya Rugs
Stammer Giclee Glow Mini Pendant Light
$99.99 | Lamps Plus
Thermostatic Shower Panel System,Bar Valve, Rain Head, Handspray, Jets
Hudson Reed
White & Gold Wrinkle-Resistant Embroidered Sheet Set
$21.99 | zulily
Glamour Settee - NAVY
$2,399.00 | Horchow
Poppy Red Narrow Zig Zag Ovo Table Lamp
Lamps Plus
Sofab Muse Love Seat
Overstock.com
Home Decorators Indoor/Outdoor Home Decorators Collection Rugs Faux Sheepskin
$69.00 | Home Depot
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™