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Lot 1041Two George Jones & Sons Majolica Turquoise-Ground Oyster Plates
Circa 1874
Impressed monogram & crescent marks and three small cyphers, black painted 3589 and E or X
Each, formed as six radiating scallop shell shaped pockets, divided by smaller shells and seaweed, about a white central well. Diameters 8 1/2 and 8 3/4 inches, respectively.

Majolica International Society, Karmason Library, no. KL001688.
Marilyn G. Karmason with Joan B. Stacke, Majolica, A Complete History and Illustrated Survey, New York, 1989 and 2002, p. 96.

Jim and Vivian Karsnitz, Collecting Oyster Plates, p. 50.

C The Joan Stacke Graham Majolica Collection

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

Larger: wear to high points of the radiating shells and crazing to the glaze; evidence of overpaint to one of the small white-colored shell motifs at the outer edge; network of uniform crazing; blacklighted

Smaller: appears to be in generally good condition; blacklighted

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