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Franciscan China

Franciscan: An American Dinnerware Tradition

Features a unique look into the history of Franciscan dinnerware, with full-color digitally captured images of more than 400 patterns. Thorough detail on Franciscan favorites such as Apple, Desert Rose, and Ivy. Comprehensive sections on Handpainted, Earthenware, and Fine China dinnerware, including a brief history with interesting information about each pattern. Includes segments on Franciscan Crystal, Flatware, Collectibles and Giftware.

Museum Feature Franciscan Desert Rose

When the ground-breaking Desert Rose pattern by Franciscan China premiered in 1941, it became an overnight success. The china pieces featured here include a Desert Rose candlestick, a small figural ashtray, an "open leaf" bell, a 28-ounce pitcher, and a 14-inch round chop platter.

Franciscan China

Franciscan Ceramics Archive

A site is dedicated to the preservation of the history of Franciscan Ceramics produced in the USA by Gladding, McBean & Company, and the Interpace corporation.

Franciscan China at Replacements Ltd.

There a great range of Franciscan china for sale here. The site is also valuable for the images of the various patterns.

Franciscan China at Ruby Lane

You will find a good range of Franciscan dinnerware here.