Vernonware "California Shadows" Chop Plate
Classic 1950's Vernonware "California Shadows" Chop Plate. Vernonware produced California Shadows from 1953 to 1955. It only came in two colors, Cocoa Brown and Antique Gray. The shape was San Marino. Chop Plate measures 13" diameter & is 1-1/4" deep. Excellent Condition; no chips, no cracks, no crazing, no stains. Gently Used showing some utensil wear. Beautiful shiny glaze finish. 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.