Porcelain Souvenirs


House of Seven Gables Plate

This transfer ware plate was manufactured by Mintons of England. It was retailed by Richard Briggs and Co of Boston. It was manufactured in 1905, the inscription on the reverse side says it's "To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the incorporation of the town May 29, 1905." It's severely damaged with old repairs but is quite rare rare with the inscription on the back side.

 

Salem, Mass Decorative Vase


This vase was manufactured in Germany after 1891, but most likely before World War I. The bottom is stamped Made in Germany there are incised marks 81 and A1.

 

St. Peter's Church Transfer Ware Tea Cup


This tea cup came with the plate below. It has a transfer ware decoration of St. Peter's Episcopal Church on St. Peter St. It is made of fine bone china. The bottom has a stamp for D.B.H. Power and Co. Salem. It was manufactured in the very early 1900's.

 

Hawthorne House Saucer


This saucer came with the cup above. It has a transfer ware decoration of the Hawthorne house. It is made of fine bone china. The bottom has a stamp for D.B.H. Power and Co. Salem. It was manufactured in the very early 1900's.

 

St. Joseph's Catholic Church Plate


This transfer ware plate is incorrectly identified as St. Joseph's cathedral.  It is in fact St. Joseph's church on Lafayette St. This is made pre 1914, sine this building burned down in the great Salem fire. It's back stamp is two crossed flowers above J&C Bavaria. It measures six inches in diameter.

 

 

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