Midcentury Howard Johnsons Platter by Caribe China
Offered is a rare midcentury Howard Johnson's platter manufactured by Caribe China Co. The oval serving platter measures approximately 13 3/4" x 9 1/8". It features a red burgundy border depicting a pastoral scenes of New England with Howard Johnson's Ice Cream Shoppes. The reverse is marked Caribe China, made expressly for Howard Johnson Restaurants, Furnished By W.C. Ayres Co., Inc. Phila., PA.
The restaurantware dish is circa 1950s and is in good vintage condition with evidence of use with surface scratching and minor graphic loss. No chips or cracks. A remarkable survivor from America's largest restaurant chain in the midcentury.