Gobble Gobble from Hawaii!
Purchased in Hawaii in the 80's from a dealer who said he purchased it from a customer in Canada who had brought it over from France!
Manufactured and hand decorated by the highly respected
Haviland & Co, circa 1876-1880 (early)
Rare & exceptional antique oyster plate in the turkey pattern
Having five white realistic oyster shaped wells showing their mauve luster muscle scars
Southern raccoon oysters, in brown, make the turkey's head & tail
Magenta Seaweed at the top of the plate with small florals at the bottom
A Seashell and Flying Fish decorate the left side with a
Beautiful Star Fish on the right
Gold gilding outlines all the wells adding further detail and splendor
Reverse is hand signed by the artist, "E.W.M." and dated "1889"
Condition is Mint with no wear or issues whatsoever
Measures 8.50" diam
One gem of an oyster plate for the serious collector!
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