Western Traveler pattern Tepco restaurant china "Roper" saucer. Brown transfer all along the rim has a running theme with branding irons, oxen yoke, cowboy boots, a long horn steer and cowboy hat. The fun part of this design is that the branding irons all line up to spell the manufacturers name: Tepco!
The central scene features a roper chasing a steer with a lasso loop in the air, ready to snare his horns! Circa 1960s, this saucer will be a great serving piece or decor item, and will look great alone, or to add to a larger collection! The name, taken from Technical Porcelain and China Ware Company manufactured heavy duty hotel ware, restaurant ware and dinnerware for the hospitality industry and private homes from 1918 - 1968. Western Traveler pattern is a tan body with dark brown graphic. In great condition, saucer shows minor utensil wear but it does not detract from the look.
Size measures: 5-1/4"Diameter x 0-7/8"H