George Jones Majolica Turquoise-Ground Eight-Pocket Oyster Plate
Impressed GJ monogram mark, registry diamond (15-U-D-2) for 15 September 1874, parcel 2 black painted 3401/3
Of lobed octagonal form, the center with a pink lined raised oyster shell radiating eight pockets divided by seaweed, within ochre yellow line rims. Diameter 10 inches.
Nicholas M. Dawes, Majolica, p. 116, fig. 204, the corresponding design drawing courtesy of the Trustees of the Wedgwood Museum, Barlaston, Staffordshire, England. Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989 and 2002, p. 96. Jim and Vivian Karsnitz, Collecting Oyster Plates, p. 44. Jeffery B. Snyder, Collecting Oyster Plates, (Schiffer Book for Collectors), p. 163.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
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