Oyster plate

Oyster plate
Title
Oyster plate
Date 
1880-1890
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 9 x 9 in. ( 2.9 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm )
Description 
Irregularly-shaped molded earthenware dish with rounded center and six irregular (in shape of oyster shell) rounded sections, each handpainted (gold, blue, yellow, green, orange, black) with different Japanesque motifs -shells, pine branches, bird on blossoming branch, goldfish, flying birds - around central lotus flower medallion.
Object Number 
INV.13539
Gallery Label 
The decoration of this oyster plate shows the influence of Japanese art.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group