Manufacturer: Jackson China
Pattern Technique: Pewter Acid-Etch
Unknown User: Somerstein
Date of plate: 1977
Notes: A Jackson China Catalog describes the Acid-Etched pattern as a design that is "etched in the porcelain and given a hyrdofluoric acid bath, to which the coloring (gold/pewter) is applied and treated with a special firing…" This pattern was offered with the option of adding a crest/topmark as shown on the plate above.
Source: Jackson China Book on CD by James "Jim" Strano
White body with narrow brushed pewter band. Topmarked with a crest, flanked by two lions, featuring a crown and adorned with the letter "S." The name "Somerstein" appears in a banner beneath the crest.