This Tepco China oval serving platter is from the Early California series. It is entitled Donner Party 1846 and has a scene with covered wagons being drawn by oxen. This unique and rare serving dish measures 13x9 inches and is about an inch deep on the side. The bottom has two marks. One is TEPCO CHINA USA in green and the other one is in brown and reads: Patents Pending, Mfg Exclusively For The National Corporation of America by Tepco China, U.S.A. We are not sure of the age but Tepco closed in 1968. It is in good condition with diminished glazing in the center, no chips, cracks or other damage.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 21 November, 2006.