Side plate by Casual Ceram from Japan
This 1970s Japanese side plate was made by Casual Ceram, a firm about which little is known. It is from a collection of plates designed between the 1950s and 1980s and collected by John Hinds (b1950), an artist based in Melbourne. Initially intended to form part of his multi-media artworks, these pl...
Suzukastone plate. 1970's : Mission Modern
Suzukastone plate as seen in the Powerhouse Collection (Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences). Japanese stonewares from firms such as Mikasa, Casual Ceram and Suzukastone rose to prominence during the 1970s and 1980s. These were supplemented by a limited range of usually more affordable local offerings from Johnson of Australia and from New Zealand's Crown Lynn, Kelston Ceramics and Genuine Ironstone. (This is a pre-loved vintage item)