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Lot 1018Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Majolica Turquoise-Ground 'Ocean' Basketweave Five-Pocket Oyster Plate
Date code AMK for 1881
Impressed uppercase mark and A, yellow pattern no. M. 3138 and painted Q
Of lobed pentagonal basket form, the central well encircled by five recessed pockets, each containing an assortment of brightly glazed seashells, within yellow line rims, raised on five snail shell feet. Diameter 9 inches.

Strawser Auctions, Hatfield, PA, sale label 1089, partial lot sticker ending in 7.

Glazed and Confused, Victorian Pottery 1850-1920, the, 17 August 2010. Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989 and 2002, p. 75 for a maroon-ground example.

C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

Sold for $1,226
Estimate $800-1,200

appears to be in generally good condition; minor staining to the underside; light wear to the high points; not blacklighted

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