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Franciscan California Desert Rose

Hand Decorated with beautiful pink roses, green foliage, and brown vines.  Chosen as A Top 500 Pattern of the 20th Century, it is considered to be one of the most popular and best selling American patterns ever made.  It was made in California during the years of 1942-84, after which Franciscan was purchased by Wedgwood in England.  As a result, all Franciscan wares are now manufactured in England rather than the USA.  The California Desert Rose is considered to be the most desirable, and, in our opinion, this lot is a treasure of a find.  The colors of the old California Desert Rose are much more brilliant than the newer English versions.  Unless otherwise noted, all pieces are in perfect condition with brilliant colors.  Because they are hand painted, we've noticed that some of the scalloped rims may vary in shades of green and brown.  They are all beautiful and appear as though they were used very little if at all.

#2208 Franciscan California Desert Rose Coffee Cup and Saucer

California Franciscan Desert Rose Cup and Saucer 5 sets in stock Item #2208 ORDER NOW

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Cups are 2 1/4" tall x 4" across top.  Saucers are 5 3/4" diameter. $10 each set

#2207 Franciscan California Desert Rose Bread and Butter Plates

California Franciscan Desert Rose Bread and Butter Plate

7 in stock Item #2207 ORDER NOW

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6 3/8" diameter

$10 each

Items Sold in this Category

#2206 Franciscan California Desert Rose Cereal Bowls

California Franciscan Desert Rose Cereal Bowl 5 7/8" diameter Item #2206 SOLD
#2203 Franciscan California Desert Rose Cookie Jar

NOT PERFECT.  Has hairline 2 1/4" crack from edge of neck and is priced accordingly.  It is still usable and beautiful and appears as though it was probably NEVER used.  If perfect, the price would be in the range of $300.  As it is, it is priced accordingly and a great bargain for the collector of California Desert Rose.  It is 10 1/2" tall to top of rosebud finial on lid.

California Franciscan Desert Rose Cookie Jar

California Franciscan Desert Rose Cookie Jar California Franciscan Desert Rose Cookie Jar Item #2203
#2209 Franciscan California Desert Rose Dinner Plates

California Franciscan Desert Rose Dinner Plate

10 1/2" diameter Item #2209 SOLD

#2204 Franciscan California Desert Rose Salad Plates

California Franciscan Desert Rose Salad Plate

7 7/8" diameter Item #2204 SOLD

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