Vernonware "California Shadows" Coffee Cup & Saucer Set
Classic 1950's Vernonware "California Shadows" Coffee Cup & Saucer Set. Vernonware produced California Shadows from 1953 to 1955. It only came in two colors, Cocoa Brown and Antique Gray. The shape was San Marino. Cup measures 5" long rim to handle, 4" diameter & stands 2-1/8" tall. Saucer measures 6" diameter & is 3/4" deep. Excellent Condition; no chips, no cracks, no crazing, no stains. Beautiful shiny glaze finish. Saucers are hallmarked on bottom.
Vernon Ware produced California Shadows, in the San Marino shape, from 1953 to 1955. Marketing sales brochure describes California Shadows as a "Color Contrast in the Modern Manner - a unique, modern border in contrasting shades of Cocoa Brown on a tawny coral background, creates a subtle, different pattern for contemporary tables". California Shadows was produced in two colors, Cocoa Brown and Antique Gray.