Franciscan "Desert Rose" B&B Plate Pair: Early
Franciscan "Desert Rose" bread & butter plate pair, made by Gladding McBean of California. Early mark dates from February 1939 to August 1940. Measures 6 3/8"d, slightly larger than later editions. Beautiful pattern hand-painted under-glaze, pale colors compared to later versions. No chips or cracks; very little wear. Sold as a pair. See our other listings for pieces of this pattern. Happy to combine shipping! Inglenook Antiques...Established 1989.