This Antique (1902-1907) British Canadian Crockery Semi Porcelain King Edward Limited Dinner Plate is from the Montreal Crockery Co, renowned for its quality ceramics. Semi-porcelain, also known as ironstone china, is a type of ceramic material that emerged in the early 19th century. Semi-porcelain contains a mixture of materials, typically including white clay (such as kaolin), feldspar, and flint or quartz. The addition of these materials gives semi-porcelain its durability and strength. However, unlike porcelain, semi-porcelain contains a higher proportion of non-white clay components, resulting in lower translucency.
The period green and gold motif of the plate's semi-porcelain material makes it a wonderful addition to any china collection.
The plate is in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing.
Approximate dimensions: 9.75" diameter