The history of the green milk glass known as Jadeite goes back to the 1930s USA and during the great depression it is said that color was added to existing glass formulas in order to to add a bit of color to people’s lives with the hope that it would brighten people’s days a little.
These plates are made in USA by Anchor Hocking under the line called Fire King. The pattern is named Jane Ray and was a popular during the middle of the last century.
These plates are in perfect condition and it seams like its previous owners have taken good care of them. Some of the plates has the Fire King logo on the bottom and some are unmarked.
- Vintage Fire King Jane Ray Jadeite Plate - Measures 23 cm in diameter - Made in USA