The following was copied from Karsnitz book "OYSTER PLATES".. Many celebrities have had oyster plates made specifically for. Them, including America's 19th President, Rutherford B. Who served from 1877 to 1881. He commissioned a state dining.Service for the White House, including oyster plates designed. Davis, an artist employed by Harper's Weekly. The set was made by the Haviland Company in France. Five wells are surrounded by southern raccoon oysters which. Have the outsides of the shells showing.
Pattern that resembles the outline of a turkey, so the plates. Are known as the "turkey oyster plates" to collectors. Illustrated was made by Haviland after producing the White House. The presidential set caused a stir among the public, with.
Strong feelings in support and opposition. Design on August 10, 1880. Because of the great expense incurred in.
Making the White House china, he and Haviland sought to recover. The patent date on the backs while the presidential set does not.Is interesting that when the Presidential set was made, the cost. This is one such RARE plate, in excellent condition with THE EXCEPTION of a shallow flake. (on the edge at about 7 o'clock in first photo). Proud to be Virginia's Most Trusted Name in ANTIQUE OYSTER PLATES! There are literally hundreds of REPRODUCTION oyster plates on today's market. KNOW & TRUST YOUR DEALER! My oyster plates are absolutely guaranteed to be authentic and NOT REPRODUCTIONS! The item "Antique Presidential Oyster Plate Authentic Rare" is in sale since Saturday, July 20, 2019.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French". The seller is "sealuv" and is located in Amelia Court House, Virginia.This item can be shipped to United States.