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Autumn Leaf Hall China with the Autumn Leaf decal first appeared in 1933 with the introduction of the 9" mixing bowl. This lovely pattern was the best selling pattern ever produced by Hall. Autumn Leaf was made exclusively for the Jewel Tea Company of Barrington, Il. In the early years pieces of Autumn Leaf were given away as premiums for the purchase of other products. Soon the pattern line developed and new items were added to the line regularly and old ones were discontinued. Autumn leaf became a number one seller and Jewel Tea sold the pattern through 1976. In 1978, some items were reissued for a brief period and a few pieces were made to be given out as awards to outstanding sales people. Jewel Teas exclusive rights for this pattern ran out and in the last few years limited edition items have been made for both the National Autumn Leaf Collectors Club and a private company called China Specialties. The pieces made are all on blanks that Hall never used for Jewel Tea.
Blue Blossom is a floral decaled kitchenware pattern on a deep blue china body that was introduced in 1939. The decal consists of an elongated green leaf tipped with a colorful red, yellow and white iris-like flower.
Blue Bouquet (1950s through mid 1960s) Blue Bouquet was produced for the Standard Coffee Company of New Orleans. Because of this Blue Bouquet is found more often in the southeastern states. Blue Bouquet can be found on both C and D style dinnerware. Many kitchen pieces do exist. This pattern is difficult to find, but putting a set of it together is well worth the effort.
Blue Garden is a floral decaled kitchenware pattern employing a delicate floral decal of white flowers and green leaves. Like Blue Blossom this pattern was a late 1930s, early 1940s issue.
Carrot and Beet and Golden Carrot Carrot and Beet is a kitchenware pattern. Quite a few different pieces can be found in this attractive pattern. People who collect the Carrot and Beet pattern usually collect Golden Carrot as well. Golden Carrot uses the same decal on pieces accented with gold trim. Only a few shapes were made with gold trim. Most of these pieces cannot be found without the gold trim so it just makes sense to add them to your Carrot and Beet collection.
If you combine both the gold decorated and non gold decorated pieces you can find casseroles, bean pots, a cookie jar, shakers, mixing bowls, custard cups, a teapot, and a 12 1/2" Welsh Rabbit dish. It may take some time and effort to complete a set with this decal, but the results are well worth it.
Crocus Crocus was introduced as a dinnerware pattern in the mid-thirties. This pattern is one of the largest that Hall produced and completing a set can be time consuming as well as expensive. Fortunately not everyone needs every coffee pot and teapot made in this pattern. As long as you are willing to use 9" dinner plates (there is also a elusive 10" size), you can put together a pretty set of this beautiful dinnerware pattern without totally breaking your budget
Floral Lattice Hall's Floral Lattice kitchenware pattern has a decal that consists of a vine-like potted flower intertwined in a lattice framework. Most pieces are decorated with red trim, but platinum decorated pieces may also be found. The "Five Band" batter bowl and covered syrup jug are the most commonly found pieces. Most other items in this pattern are elusive.

French Flower
is an fired on gold floral application which is sometimes found on sugars, creamers, ball jugs, teapots, and coffee pots. Other items like ashtrays are occasionally found as well.
Harlequin- The Harlequin pattern is a part of Hall China's " Tomorrow Classics" series. "Tomorrow's Classics" were designed by Eva Zeisel, one of the most famous American Pottery designers of the last century. This stunning dinnerware consisted of 40 different pieces which comprised a furturistic-looking dinnerware service. This deco service is one of my personal favorites. The pink and black abstract decoration add zest to the Eva Zeisel shapes. This is a great Deco dinnerware set complete with plenty of serving pieces.

No. 488- (1930s)
Hall's No. 488 pattern can be found in a full line which includes both dinnerware and kitchenware pieces. This lovely pattern was introduced by Hall in the early 1930s and continued for most of the rest of the decade. This pretty decaled pattern can be idenified by a a green vine trailing the length of most pieces mixed with pretty bright colored flowers. Dinnerware in No. 488 is extremely hard to find, but a diligent collector can manage to find pieces to complete a set.
Orange Poppy is a decaled dinnerware pattern that was introduced in 1933. This pattern was originally used as a premium for the Great American Tea Company. However, Great American discontinued offering this pattern in 1940 and it was offered by Hall as open stock until 1953. Additional items are currently being made by Hall for China Specialties. These items are marked with the China Specialities backstamp.
Rose White Rose White was one of Hall's popular Kitchenware patterns. This wonderful pattern is usually found on the Sani-Grid and Tab-Handled blanks, although a few Mediallion and fluted pieces can be found as well. The same shapes and pretty rose decals were used with Rose Parade pieces. The Rose Parade pieces are on a blue background and Rose White, is of course always found on a Hi-white body. These pretty pieces are always trimmed in platinum.
Royal Rose is a decaled kitchenware pattern that is often confused with Rose Parade. Royal Rose items are decorated with silver trim. Rose Parade pieces are are not trimmed This pattern has a cadet blue body and pink rose decal with silver trim. 15 different items avaiable in this pattern
Silhouette Hall introduced Silhouette in the 1930s. The black decal depicts colonial men smoking pipes and sharing conversation.

Silhouette decals came on D- style dinnerware and numerous kitcheware shapes. Although some pieces are not easily found a complete service can be obtained.

Interestingly; several different sized decals were often used on the same style piece, so if you need more then one of an item you have to be aware of this fact if you want the pieces to match.

Two other companies; Harker and Taylor Smith and Taylor, used the same Silhouette decal on some of their pottery pieces. T S & T dinnerware matches Hall's Silhouette pattern and can be added to sets of Hall if desired. Harker made specialty pieces so adding a rolling pin and pie lifter to your collection is possible.

China Specialties, an innovative company in Ohio commissioned Hall to make some contemporary Silhouette Hall China pieces. These newer pieces were made from old Hall molds but they never duplicated items that Hall produced in their original line. They also had pieces of fine china with the Silhouette pattern made overseas.

Metal, wood, paper, cloth, and glass items were produced to go with the many Hall China items sold. Because of the numerous options avaialble to a collector, this pattern is fun to collect and displays nicely in a home.

Tritone- (1950s) The shapes for Tritone were developed by the famous designer Eva Zeisel. The colors blend together to form 3 distinct colors (grey, pink, and blue) along with a white accent. Tritone screams 50s Deco and is often the pattern choice for a Deco 50s kitchen setting. Tritone is a large kitchenware pattern with plenty of extras which include teapots, mugs, cookie jars, mixing bowls, and all kinds of casseroles and serving bowls. This pattern even looks great in today's settings.

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Wild Poppy is a decaled kitchenware pattern with quite an extensive listing. If one wanted to collect all the pieces to this pretty pattern they could easily fill up several china cupboards, or completely decorate a large kitchen. The Wild Poppy decal shows pretty orange poppies nestled among wild wheat. The pattern was introduced in the mid to late 1930s and sold through Macy's department stores which explains why you find more of this pattern in the New York area.
Wildfire was used as a premium by the Great American Tea Company during the 1940s and 50s. This pretty pattern has D-style dinnerware which includes a hard to find 10" dinner plate. Some of the kitchenware pieces come with a blue body similar to Rose Parade or Royal Rose. Putting together a complete set of this pattern is a challenge, but well worth the effort.