Manufacturers: Maddock Pottery, Union Porcelain, and Warwick China
User: Radisson Hotel – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date of plate: circa 1909 – 1940s
Notes: The 350-room Radisson Hotel, at 35 S. 7th Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota, opened December 15, 1909. An addition in the early 1920s increased the room count to 500. The Radisson closed November 20, 1981 and was imploded December 5, 1982.
The Radisson bedroom china service is decorated with decal wheat sprays. The Radisson shield crest is a multi-color decal. It was made by Union Porcelain Works, Warwick, and Maddock Pottery. Some of the Lamberton candle holders were made in Germany by Schwarzburg and decorated in Trenton by Maddock.
Pin trays, with an illustration of the hotel, were given to guest at the opening banquet in 1909 as souvenirs of the event.
For additional info:
Radisson Hotel by Unknown, possibly Bauscher Brothers
Radisson Hotel 2 by Maddock Pottery Co. and Fraunfelter China
Radisson Hotel 3 by Maddock Pottery Co.
Radisson Hotel 4 by Maddock Pottery Co.
Author and photos: Larry Paul