Vintage Restaurant Ware

Restaurant ware, also called hotel china, refers to plates and bowls, cups and saucers, and smaller items such as creamers and monkey dishes that were made especially for use in commercial settings. Potteries such as Buffalo, Jackson, Shenango, Wallace, Syracuse, Tepco, and Homer Laughlin are some of the best known manufacturers of restaurant ware, which is generally heavier than dinnerware produced for the home. Some of the most collected...Continue Reading