50s Roses

Rose plate collection, 1950sRose plates
made in England & Australia 1950s

My idea with the 50s Rose collection is this: collect in a theme [roses] and a date [1950s] – then mass together on a wall.

These ten plates are by Myott, England; Swinnertons, England, Wood & Sons, England and Sovereign pottery, Australia. I collected them all individually, then once a certain mass has been obtained- display them altogether. Some of the plates are paired, and there are four of the ‘squircle’ Sovereign Pottery plates: arrange them randomly or in groups to fit the space available.

Start you own Rose collection today; or add to an existing collection- the plates are for sale: $AUD100

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50s roses

Johnson 'Sovereign Rose' plates, 1950sJohnson Sovereign ‘Rose’ pottery
made in Queensland, Australia 1957

This set comprises two plates- they are that rounded–square shape [‘squircle’] so beloved of the 50s.

I have waxed lyrical already about my love of 50s kitsch- but this set really has it all for me- botanical theme [tick] and stylised and over-coloured roses [tick.] The ‘Sovereign Rose’ dinner sets came in a deep crimson rose, and this lovely yellow rose design.

A whole dinner set of this stuff could be somewhat overpowering- I think it would be nice to mix these plates with plain 50s coloured plates – picking up the rosey colours perhaps.

This set is in tip-top condition. For sale: $AUD50

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