Archive | Leaded China

Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz Plate Lead Safe Mama 1

Johnson Brothers Rose Chintz China: 49,300 ppm Lead [almost 5%!], 87 ppm Antimony. Johnson Brothers is almost always high lead.

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Rose Chintz” dish (“A Genuine Hand Engraving”)  had the following readings: Each test was done for at least 60 seconds. If a metal is not listed it was not detected by the XRF. Decorative/Colored Food Surface of Plate: Lead (Pb): 48,200 +/- 1,300 ppm Cadmium (Cd): […]

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Franciscan Potteries Franciscan Apple Sugar Bowl Lead Safe Mama 2

Vintage (c. 1950s) Franciscan Apple Earthenware Sugar Bowl: 161,200 ppm Lead. These pieces are *NOT* safe for food use.

When tested with an XRF instrument, this Franciscan Apple vintage Franciscan Earthenware sugar bowl (c. 1950s) was positive for 161,200 ppm Lead. That’s more than 16% Lead in the surface glaze on this piece. Here’s a link to a set of this china on Amazon* (as an example): https://amzn.to/2RwwLrx Here’s the full XRF reading for this […]

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Bunnykins Fine Bone English China Lead Safe Mama 1

Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 61,800 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

What’s frankly, terrifying, about this bowl is how much paint has worn off of the decoration on the inside food surface. Take a good look at the image below (you can click on it for a full resolution image.) To see more Bunnykins sets I have tested, Click HERE. I have not yet tested a Bunnykins […]

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1988 Royal Doulton Bunnykins English Fine Bone China Lead Safe Mama 2

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface.

1988 Royal Doulton English Fine Bone China Bunnykins Baby Bowl: 10,100 ppm Lead on the FOOD surface. [The 1988 back-mark is for pieces made between 1988 and 1993.] The amount of Lead that is considered illegal / unsafe in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 ppm Lead or higher […]

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Grey Dawn Johnson Brothers English China Lead Safe Mama 2

Johnson Brothers English Greydawn Teacup & Saucer: 37,400+ ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Greydawn” teacup & saucer had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Lead (Pb): 37,400 +/- 800 ppm Cadmium (Cd): Negative / Non-Detect Arsenic (As): Negative / Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Negative / Non-Detect To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. To see more […]

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Johnson Brothers Fine China Plain White Scalloped Edges Lead Safe Mama 12

Johnson Brothers Fine English China White Plate With Scalloped Edges: 70,000+ ppm Lead

When tested with an XRF instrument this Johnson Brothers “Fine English China” White Plate With Scalloped Edges was positive for Lead at greater than 70,000 ppm. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. To see more Johnson Brothers pieces I have tested, Click HERE. To see more vintage china I have tested, Click HERE. […]

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Homer Laughlin Georgian Eggshell Tray Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

Tamara’s Toxic Holiday Dishes Guide: Do my dishes have Lead? Click and read this post to see if YOUR china has Lead!

Click and read this post to see if YOUR china has Lead! Welcome to my website! I am sure this post will bring in quite a few new friends so I thought I would start it with an introduction. I am a mother of Lead-poisoned children, and a childhood Lead-poisoning prevention activist and advocate. I […]

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Cordon Bleu International Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1

BIA Cordon Bleu International Plain White China Plate, Made in Indonesia: 6,081 ppm Lead (in the bottom logo.)

This plain white BIA Cordon Bleu International plate (purchased at New Seasons Market in Portland, Oregon – c. 2010) had the following readings when tested with an XRF instrument: Bottom Logo (picture above): Lead (Pb): 6,081 +/- 145 ppm Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect / Negative Cadmium (Cd): Non-Detect / Negative Arsenic (As): Non-Detect / Negative Barium […]

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Willow Pattern Pioneer Woman Small Ceramic Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama 1

Pioneer Woman Willow Pattern Dipping Bowl: as high as 1,858 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Willow” Pattern (Blue) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 1,858 +/- 76 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 230 +/- 17 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Arsenic (As): Negative /Non-Detect (nd) Barium (Ba): […]

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Kari Pattern Pioneer Woman Dipping Bowl Lead Safe Mama

Pioneer Woman Kari Pattern Dipping Bowl: as high as 2,299 ppm Lead

Below are the XRF test results for the Pioneer Woman  “Kari” Pattern (Blue) Dipping Bowl pictured here. To learn more about XRF testing, Click HERE. Exterior Flowers (focused on dark center of dandelion type flower – based on one minute reading): Lead (Pb): 2,299 +/- 81 ppm Cadmium (Cd): 23 +/- 9 ppm Mercury (Hg): Negative […]

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