Manufacturer: Scammell China
User: Rochester Club
Date of plate: 1928 – 1930
Notes: This china — and two other known patterns with the same seal but different borders — have all been identified in 2006 by Charyleah Cordone, president and owner, as belonging to the Rochester Club, Rochester, N.Y. "Yes, this is the original pattern to the building when it was an exclusive men's club. That is the old building logo and all the old logos included the word ATENOHSAH. The building originated in 1896."
The topmark logo has a swastika on each side, which was used by some Native-Americans to stand for well being and good fortune, and it was used as well by other cultures around the world, including China, Japan, India and southern Europe. Underneath the shield with the initials RC inside it, is the word ATENOHSAH. Crossed tomahawks and image of Native American above shield. Multi-colored rim treatment.
This pattern was later made by Lamberton Sterling China, circa 1954 – 1970.
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Photos contributed by Susan Phillips