Antique Haviland Pink Floral Oyster Plate
Beautiful, Ladies Four Well Oyster Plate, Limoges Porcelain, Manufactured by Charles Field Haviland ~ Gerard Dufraisseix Morel. The White Porcelain is swirled around each oyster well to give the affect of a wave, Hence " The Wave Design ". Four Well Oyster Plates were considered Ladies Plates due to the myth that oysters are an aphrodisiac and ladies were only allowed four oysters. Hand Painted with Lovely Pink Flowers. Finished with a Gold Gilt Border.
Stamped with the CFH / GDM, Decorators Mark which dates this plate, Circa 1891.
Measures 7 3/8" Diameter
The Condition is Excellent. There are no chips or cracks. Gift Quality !
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NOTE: Listed Separately is a Matching Plate, decorated with Blue Flowers.
Haviland Pink Floral Oyster Plate