Vintage W.S. George Pottery Company Teacup, Saucer, and Plate Trio - Astor Shape - Black and Yellow Roses Pattern - American China


This is an interesting little trip of teacup, saucer, and sandwich plate from W.S. George Pottery Co. of Ohio and Pennsylvania. The shape is called "Astor" and the pattern is a striking floral of yellow roses with leaves in black. This shape was made in the twenties, and probably for a hotel, maybe even the Astor in NYC. W.S. George made a lot of hotel ware, and several of their shapes are named after hotels. I do not know the pattern name. W.S. George did not always print the pattern name on their ware. Different shapes appeared with different patterns as decoration over time. The numbers that appear on the bottom of the plates is 4 digit code that the company used, but I'm not sure what it refers too.

W.S. George Pottery Co. was started in Ohio by buying the old East Palestine Pottery Works, and had works in Pennsylvania as well. They were founded in 1904, went bankrupt in 1955, and the pottery works were finally closed down in 1960.

CONDITION: These sets show their age. There are no cracks or scratches, but the saucers have nicks on the underside that are pretty unnoticeable for the most part. While the cups show no crazing in the glaze, there is quite a lot of crazing in the saucers and plates, along with some discoloration. However they totally retain their vintage charm, and the yellow rose decals are lovely.

The cup is 2 1/2 inches high, and 3 3/4 inches wide. The saucer is 5 3/4 wide and the plate is 7 1/4 inches wide.

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