Rare Kashmir Hostess Tableware by John Russell, a selection of Plates and Bowls in Bold Green Yellow and Blue Floral Paisley 1960s Design

Rare Kashmir Hostess Tableware by John Russell, a selection of Plates and Bowls in Bold Green Yellow and Blue Floral Paisley 1960s Design


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A selection of stunning Hostess Tableware dinner service pieces in the rare 1960s abstract psychedelic Kashmir pattern, by British ceramics design icon John Russell.

Each piece features a transfer-printed bold colourful design of stylised blue flowers with green and yellow scrollwork and an Indian-influenced central paisley-style motif, with black outlining on glossy white glazed earthenware.

Hostess was a brand of British Anchor Potteries Ltd during the 1960s. Russell was a prolific designer in mid-century Britain. His company, John Russell Design, sold his illustrative work to several potteries and lithographic companies, and he is notable for his many and varied designs for Midwinter Pottery, amongst others.

Items are for individual sale as follows - select from the dropdown menu to purchase.

10.25" Dinner Plate (5 available) £10.00 each
9.125" Salad/Luncheon Plate (3 available) £8.00 each
8" Soup/Cereal/Dessert Bowl (4 available) £8.00 each
6.875" Side Plate (6 available) £6.00 each

All pieces in excellent vintage condition - no chips, cracks or repairs. The pieces appear to be unused, and are bright and shiny, however as they are some 50 years old, there is age-related crazing and tiny areas of storage wear to the pattern in places, but nothing that would detract from its beauty or function. All pieces have a Hostess Tableware Kashmir backstamp. As with all vintage transferware, I recommend handwashing in mild detergent.

British made vintage items from Staffordshire.

UK shipping per item £3.50. Worldwide shipping available.

My items are packed and shipped within 1 business day. I take great care with my packaging, which has been described by customers as 'impregnable' and 'apocalypse proof'! I am happy to combine postage on multiple items. Will ship worldwide, message me for a quotation. Alternatively buyers are very welcome to collect in person from my showroom in Melton Mowbray in the East Midlands in England, midway between the cities of Leicester & Nottingham, postcode LE14 4AJ.

I have many Hostess Tableware and other retro china patterns from the 1950s-1970s in stock in my warehouse - please do message me if you're looking for something in particular.

View my other mid-century treasures for sale in my Etsy shop ClutterfingersRetro by clicking here: https://www.clutterfingers.com

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.