19th-C French Rustique Oyster Plate
French faïence rustic Provençal oyster plate, maker unknown, circa 1880. A central sauce well modeled as a lemon, surrounded by six gray scallop shell shaped wells. Detailed mold work and lovely soft water-color style glazing, in the Palissy style. Marked with an impressed mold number – 693Book reference – Oyster Plates, Jeffrey Snyder pg.1318.75 in. Diameter.Excellent antique condition, the expected light wear typical of faïence.