Speckled Earthenware Salad Plates - Set of 4

Speckled Earthenware Salad Plates - Set of 4

16.50 18.00

Celtic Irish Fine Earthenware salad/side plates, made in the Republic of Ireland. A beautiful white with speckled bronze and brown line accent border in excellent vintage condition, no chips or cracks.

Set of four

Measurements: 3"W × 10” H

Vintage: 1970-80s

A little history

Kilrush Pottery (trading name: Celtic Ceramics) in Co. Clare was founded by a group of German and Irish businessmen in 1961.  It operated successfully for a number of years, producing items similar to West German pottery of the time as well as Celtic-themed designs. They used a variety of backstamps (e.g. ‘Celtic: Irish Fine Earthenware, Made in the Republic of Ireland’).  The firm was taken over by Rosenthal in 1976, but went into decline before closing in 1983.

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Please read the item descriptions carefully upon placing your order, as vintage pieces are sold 'as is'. Each piece is one of a kind and some pieces do show some love and wear, which only adds to their story.