English Majolica Fish Six-Pocket with Cracker Well Oyster Plate
Unmarked attributed to Adams & Bromley
With a central blue well encircled by six radiating naturalistic gray scaled fish oyster pockets and a larger fish molded cracker well, within a yellow line rim, the reverse mottled in brown and white, diameter overall 10 1/4 inches; Together with an English Majolica Fish Eight-Pocket Oyster Plate. Circa 1870-90, unmarked, attributed to Adams & Bromley, the central blue well encircled by eight naturalist gray scaled fish oyster pockets, yellow line rim, the reverse mottled in brown and white, diameter 11 inches.
Reference (Six-Pocket with Cracker Well Oyster Plate):
Jim and Vivian Karsnitz, Collecting Oyster Plates, p. 47. The Majolica International Society, KL001886P (authority Strawser Auctions).
Reference (Eight-Pocket Oyster Plate):
Jim and Vivian Karsnitz, Collecting Oyster Plates, p. 20.
C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection
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