This is a vintage Cobalt Blue underplate. This under plate is also called a Ritz Blue. This vintage Ritz Blue under plate is for sale. This is Hazel Atlas. This Moderntone pattern was made by Hazel Atlas from 1934-1942. Cobalt glass is harder to find, as it was made in a more limited production. Hazel Atlas Moderntone pattern was made, because of General Mills Cereal. General Mills contracted with Hazel Atlas in 1930, for the production of a line of Shirley Temple items. These items were being used by General Mills for a promotional project. General Mills canceled the project just when Hazel Atlas was at the peak of production. This left Hazel Atlas with large amounts of tanks, which were filled with Ritz Blue (Cobalt Blue). Hazel Atlas then began producing several new patterns in the Ritz Blue (Cobalt Blue). Moderntone was one of the patterns created, along with Mt. Pleasant, Newport, and Royal Lace. Moderntone Ritz Blue (Cobalt) is one of the most sought-after color and pattern. 5 7/8” Wide.
Condition: In good vintage condition no chips, cracks, nicks or staining. There are some light scratches from use wear or age.
Shipping Weight: 15 oz
Shipping Dimensions: 7.25” x 7.25” x 6.5”