Based on the image, this platter is fairly modern as these things go, but misses out on the antique category. We know this by the marking. The Johnson crown marking of this type was used by Johnson Bros. from 1913 onward, with this piece in the.
CHARITY AUCTION SHOCKER - Jeffrey Walker's auction house in Ottawa, Canada was conducting a charity auction to benefit The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art in Toronto. A donor contributed a Chinese plate, blue with a white dragon, and the auction house's experts set a pre-sale estimate at $600 to $800, - See more at: http://blog.valuethisnow.com/posts/charity-auction-shocker#sthash.xSm3rDxV.dpuf
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This plate was made to commemorate Glen's flight in Friendship 7 in 1962. Like most historic events, manufacturers are quick to promote and profit from this one, mass producing items from John Glen lunch boxes to ashtrays. - See more at: http://blog.valuethisnow.com/posts/john-glenn-space-flight-memorabilia#sthash.wNRAX91k.dpuf
A little Knowledge in a Dangerous Thing
WHAT IS "WHITE WARE" Quite often plates like the one shown sell at auction for less than $75.00, in the $25.00-$60.00 range.
Broken - Your antique majolica plate was minding its own business on the sideboard in the dining room, when around the corner and into the room sped that category 5 hurricane of a grandson of yours. The resulting crash could be heard in Italy, which is where you bought the plate, 35 years before, on your honeymoon. - See more at: http://blog.valuethisnow.com/posts/how-to-successfully-file-a-damage-claim#sthash.O3fXU5Nq.dpuf
The piece pictured here is a "Toby." The first Toby jug was said to have been made in the mid to late 18th century. The first type typically depicted a “Toby Fillpot” character in late 18th century attire, such as a tricorner hat, breech-coat and buckled shoes. - See more at: http://blog.valuethisnow.com/posts/burlingtonware-toby-jug#sthash.KlSTIeDm.dpuf
Jesus children- oh, how Ryan loved his little Bible & going to Sunday School