Orchies Moulin de Loupes Oyster Plate
Midcentury French faïence master oyster plate, Orchies, circa 1950. Hand-glazed in ombré olive green on a bright white ground with six scallop shell-shaped oyster wells around the rim, a center shell shaped well for sauce or lemons. The intensity of the glazing varies on each plate. Marked "Orchies Moulin de Loupes" with the Windmill backstamp. Also marked, Decor grand feu special lava vaisselle: especially fired to be dishwasher safe.