AMERICAN FLAG (OMN) j- cav
Jones, Cavitt & Company (Pittsburgh-PA, Operated: 1886-1891), Introduced: 1886
• NOTE: Sid Lethbridge 2021: Crockery & Glass Journal, September 16, 1886 - Jones, Cavitt & Co., Limited … have just ready a new bread plate or tray, square shaped with scalloped edges, and the pattern representing the American flag. The arrangement of the stars and stripes and the workmanship displayed in the construction of the article, are worthy of notice…
The tray is 11"L x 8"W. The edges are very sharp and prone to chipping (this one is missing a bit of the top left corner) and flaking
NOTE: reproduced in 1976 by AA Importing:The original has 7 patterned bars and 6 unpatterned bars while the copy has 8 patterned bars and 7 unpatterned bars. The original has a much more ornate and sharply scalloped rim and the copy has a fairly simple and much smoother rim.
• Motifs: (Stars/Rosettes), (Fine Cut)