Manufacturer: Carr China Company
User: First Christian Church – Columbus, Indiana
Date of examples: circa 1942 – 1952
Notes: From the Wikipedia, First Christian Church of Columbus, Indiana – formerly Tabernacle Church of Christ – was built in 1942 and designed by renowned architect Eliel Saarinen in a Modern style and who was said to have also designed the furnishings for the building – and ostensibly these dishes in the likeness of the church.
The building received designation as a National Historic Landmark in 2001.
Wikipedia – photo of the church
China photos: Larry Ruble
Content: Susan and Ed Phillips