Oyster plate

Object Number: 
INV.13539
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.
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