La Fonda Del Sol

Manufacturer: Mayer China
User: La Fonda Del Sol
Date: 1960s
Note: The restaurant opened in 1961 in the Time/Life Building in Manhattan, New York City. It closed 10 years later with a bank branch taking its place.

Architect and textile designer Alexander Girard designed the restaurant, including the furniture, dishes and linens.

With the exception of the orange/red sun with face, the rest of the china pieces were variations of a white base and usually (but not always) black lines and handles popping against spots of bright colors.


















Examples of backstamps


Sunburst face photo contributed by ebay seller coveredish41
Blue/white jelly dish and footed mug photos contributed by ebay seller eff-dog
Goblet photo contributed by ebay seller
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Grouping, platter and plate photos contributed by apPaul

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