The beautiful Eggshell Theme Homer Laughlin serving bowl is in very good to great condition. The "J 42 N 5" code on the back indicates the month, year, location, and plant in which this particular Homer Laughlin china serving bowl was produced. The "J" is either for January, June, or July. The "42" is for 1942. The "N" is for Newell located in West Virginia. Finally the "5" is the plant number in Newell in which this gorgeous serving bowl was produced. The back also shows this to be an "Eggshell Theme Homer Laughlin" dish "Made in USA".
The beautifully embossed rim has a grapevine motif.
The center of the white to off-white dinnerware bowl has a fresh and vibrant pink rose motif.
There are some very shallow surface chips on the rim - mainly on the underside of the rim that are mostly where the outer coating is worn away. They are very hard to notice the rim is rubbed with a finger. Also, there are some subtle imperfections in the material of the dish - mainly on the back side in the form of a little spot that looks like a tiny air pocket once came to the surface. Other than these concerns, there are no breaks, cracks, chips, or repair marks on this gorgeous Homer Laughlin Eggshell Theme serving bowl. There are some vintage wear, age, and rub places on the bowl - mainly in the form of a tiny discoloration from age or a rub mark from where the bowl has touched different surfaces. There are some very subtle surface marks on the inside - they appear to be more form other bowls being placed inside vs. actual use. Also, while it is possible we overlooked a place due to lighting, there does not appear to be any crazing on this gorgeous bowl.
The decorative possibilities for this beautiful Homer Laughlin Eggshell Theme serving bowl are many. The china cabinet or display curio would be enhanced by the addition of this gorgeous Homer Laughlin treasure. Also, the open collectibles' shelf in the dining room or kitchen would welcome this beautiful dinnerware bowl for its beautifully embossed rim and pink rose motif. In addition, this gorgeous Homer Laughlin Eggshell Theme serving bowl would make a great addition to a growing collection of other Homer Laughlin pieces.
The collector will appreciate this gorgeous Homer Laughlin Eggshell Theme serving bowl for its very good to great condition and gorgeous overall appearance.
The beautiful Eggshell Theme Homer Laughlin serving bowl weighs 17.6 oz.
The round pink rose motif serving dish measures 9.75" wide across the rim from outside to outside x 2 5/8" tall.
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Vintage Homer Laughlin Serving Bowl Eggshell Theme China Dinnerware Made in USA White to Off White Pink Rose Motif 9.75" J 42 N 5 Code
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