Offered is a rare midcentury Howard Johnson's small platter or oval dish manufactured by Caribe China Co., measures approximately 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". It features a red burgundy border depicting a pastoral scenes of New England with Howard Johnson's Ice Cream Shoppes and the logo Simple Simon & the Pie Man. The reverse is marked Caribe China made expressly for Howard Johnson's 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.