Masons Ironstone Vista England Estate Sale 62 Piece Set. 7 cups one is a bit larger, some crazing. 3 pc soup tureen with tray. 2pc sugar bowl with lid color spots inside. 2 butter type servers some crazing.
2 small single serve bowls. 4 soup bowls one has broken handle.
1 small oval platter single crack repaired. 1 large oval platter chip repaired. 1 round serving platter repaired. 9 plates two are slightly larger 4 are chipped. Please enlarge pics for more inspection.
Pieces date as far back as the early 1900's. Masons Vista Ironstone China was made by the English pottery of Charles J.
Mason was given a patent for this improved earthenware, it is usually called Masons Patent Ironstone China. Some experts believed it was named ironstone because of the slag it came from but others think it came from the fact that the ware was as hard as iron.
Masons Patent Ironstone China resisted chipping and breaking so it became very popular for dinnerware and other table service dishes. Of the patterns Mason has produced, Vista the most popular amongst serious collectors and novices alike. It is easily recognizable by its castle and park like scenes with oak leaf borders.Mason Vista is available in several different colors, the most popular being the pink / red vista followed by the blue vista. The pattern was also made in green and black but they are less common. Dishes manufactured before 1921 had the back stamp England, those made after shows the back stamp Made in England. The item "Masons Ironstone China, Vista Red, England, 62 Piece Set" is in sale since Saturday, March 6, 2021. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Masons". The seller is "er366852" and is located in Allen, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.