Traveling Salesman's Sample! Indeed Rare!
Awesome is the word here Folks!
Manufactured and decorated by respected...
Haviland & Company of Limoges France
The unusual mold consists of four white oyster shaped oysters, a small round sauce well and also a large round scalloped well...
Realistic Oyster Wells, showing their luster muscle scars, are outlined in brown with each sauce well being outlined in a gilded design.
The ground is white with colorful florals decorating the fluted border
Colors include blue, orange, yellow and gray
Note Haviland's WHOLESALE pricing information on the back of the plate...
which the salesman would use for selling to his retailer (customer)!
What a great find! RARE INDEED!
Excellent condition ~ 8.50" diam
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