Salad or cake plate by Salem China in their North Star pattern featuring a turquoise and tan atomic pattern. Manufactured in the 1950 to 1960's. This pattern and that of Franciscan China Atomic Starburst are one of the most collectible. The plate has the atomic starbust in turquoise, tan and black. The salad or cake plate measures 7 1/4 inches in diameter. The back is stamped in gold and reads Salem, ovenproof, North Star, 63. There are no cracks, chips or crazing. There are some very faint utensil marks. The decal is bright strong and intact.