Pair Limoges Oyster Plates

Pair Limoges Oyster Plates

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Pair Limoges Oyster Plates
Pair Limoges Oyster Plates
Pair Limoges Oyster Plates

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Offered for sale is a pair of beautifully hand decorated Limoges porcelain 6-well oyster plates manufactured in Limoges, France some time during the 1890's and imported to the US by L Straus & Sons. A feathered parcel gilt rim highlights a light blue surround which ends with parcel gilt feathers on each side of the 6 wells of this oyster plate. The underglaze blue is repeated around the lemon ring. And each oyster well, and the lemon ring, are painted with floral and leaf sprays. The green underglaze "Limoges France" on the base of each plate indicates a Limoges blank, and the accompanying overglaze red L Straus & Sons mark (L S & S / France) indicates decoration for, and importation by, L Straus & Sons some time in the mid- 1890's. Each plate measures 9" from scallop edge to scallop edge, each sits on a foot rim and measures approximately 1" from table top to its highest point,and each weighs just under 1 lb. (One plate weighs 440 grams and the other weighs 455 grams.) The pair are offered for sale for $375.

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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • 14902
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Ceramics
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Maker
  • L Straus & Sons
  • Year
  • Ca. 1890
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 9 inches
  • Height: 1 inch
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 2 pounds
  • Condition
  • Very Good
  • Material
  • Porcelain

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