Vintage Formal White Dinner Plate by Rosenthal Racine Hutschenreuther Haviland Johnson Brothers Gutherz |
This simple pattern of white china was made by a variety of potteries, as can be seen in the different backstamps. The pattern likely evolved from Rosenthal potteries, which flourished in pre-WWII Germany. The mold is identical to plates offered here, marked Johnson Brothers, Racine, Gutherz and Haviland. There are slight differences in diameter for the plates; most are 9-5/8".
Please choose from the available plates, and, as always, contact us with any questions. All are in excellent vintage condition, with very few utensil marks or wear. (Unfortunately, there were many in this estate that were crazed and had other imperfections. We won't sell those.)
Here is a bit of history about Gutherz potteries:
The O. & E.G. company started in Altrolau, Bohemia in 1884 by Oscar Gutherz and Maximilian Marx, backed by an American named Lazarus Straus, an importer in New York City (who actually owned Macy’s in 1887). Originally Oscar and Max would only decorate china but eventually started making their own porcelain pieces. Their mark was a red circle with the words “Marx & Gutherz – Carlsbad” and the word “Austria” outside the circle. Oscar’s brother Edgar bought out Marx in 1898, and the firm became O. & E.G., (Oscar & Edgar Gutherz). They changed their hallmark to a green wreath with the word ‘Royal’ in the middle and “Austria” at the bottom. (Altrolau, Bohemia is now Stara Role, Czech Republic).
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We sell select vintage items. They are not new, and rarely look new. They are, in many cases, older than we are, and have seen life and times. We do not repair or replace parts on any of the items we sell. They came to us in the condition they are now, and are sold as is.
When we say an item is in “excellent vintage condition”, we mean just that – it is in excellent condition for its age. We are very particular about what we buy and sell, and describe things to the best of our ability, in a fair and accurate way. Please - closely review the photos using the zoom tool, and pay attention to the descriptions of the items you wish to purchase. If you have questions about anything at all, we will gladly answer them prior to your purchase.
Our packing materials may be unsightly, albeit brilliantly effective. We try to reuse as much material as possible from our business. We wish you would use it again, too.
WE DO COMBINE SHIPPING. Let us know! We'll give you a total and adjust the listing prior to your purchase.
GLASS and CERAMICS
Pressed, molded or blown Glass has imperfections from the manufacturing process. These imperfections are inherited from production and are not considered damage. These minor imperfections often occur, such as: small defects in hand painting, color variations, creases or lines from molds, tiny air bubbles or small debris encased in glass is considered natural and is not going to be scrutinized or considered damage. However, I will make note if I notice any larger imperfections that appear to be beyond the acceptable norm as a defect.
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We love old schtuff, but old schtuff being old....it's usually not perfect.
For that reason, we examine it, we scour it for flaws, and we mention the flaws. If it's not good enough for our customers in our opinion, we won't sell it.
If you have questions about an item, ask away. We'll let you know whatever it is you're concerned with, BEFORE you buy it.
It's a wonderful old thing, we promise. We will describe it adequately because we're fussy that way! We'll also SHOW you in the photographs, so we encourage you to use the ZOOM tool.
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