Antique - Pope-Gosser China set - Melrose Pattern - 1920's-30's - 53 piece set
Antique China from Pope-Gosser designers, USA based company.
Melrose design dates approximately 1920's to 1931.
Our Set contains 53 of 54 pieces, and bowl has a slight chip. Otherwise, outstanding condition.
Ship antiques at own peril. Polson, Montana pickup. please visit jollypackrat.com for contact info.
"The Pope-Gosser Company began in 1902...." "...Pope-Gosser China began by making their products with European clay, mixing it with kaolin, quartz, and feldspar, before eventually switching to American clay. Their plates and chinaware soon developed a great reputation for largely resisting the signs of age and wear and tear, such as cracking and chipping. Their chinaware is also renowned for its ability to resist crazing, and the company grew to be a well-known international supplier of fine china. Their designs are considered true works of art by many collectors, and several pieces reside in the British Museum even today. In 1929, around the start of the Great Depression, the company merged with several others to become the American Chinaware Corporation..."