Very well-made and sturdy.
With its Holly and Ivy botanical design this bright white, beautifully finished, 3-piece earthenware set by Portmeirion, made in England, makes a festive addition to any Holiday table.
The wording reflects the British folk Christmas carol, "The Holly and the Ivy": "The Holly and the ivy when they are both full grown (top)... of all the trees that are in the wood the holly bears the crown"(bottom).
Origin: Britain: pre-owned
Dimensions: 8 1/2"W
Condition: One plate has a 1 1/8"W scrape mark (see last photo). There are very, very light to no marks on the other seven plates.
There are no chips, cracks, stains, or crazing. Each piece is clean, the design is clear and sharp and the colors are vivid. The polish is smooth and shiny.