Rare Set of 10 Antique Hand Painted Egrets Storks Oyster Seafood Plates BSM Austria Gnome on Lobster with Knife. Rare Set of 10 Antique Hand Painted Porcelain Oyster Shellfish Seafood Plates BSM Austria Gnome on Lobster/Knife.Set of antique Bohemian hand painted Oyster Plates. M embossed in cartouche on the back, made by Schwab Brothers, Merkelsgrun, Austria. Plates feather five wells for oysters, all with hand painted details of red billed cranes/egrets/stork birds, and a langostine/lobster being ridden by a Gnome. There is a smaller shell shaped well for holding horseradish, with a landscape design, and two very small wells for lemon wedges; as shown. 2 of the oyster wells are finished with a pink spongeware design common to the period; as shown. All ten plates are in very nice condition with no chips, cracks or restoration.
There is wear to the gold trim on the edges; as shown. Plates are 7 5/8 square. The item "Set of 10 Antique Hand Painted Oyster Plates BSM Austria Gnome on Lobster/Knife" is in sale since Sunday, April 26, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Plates & Chargers". The seller is "witwer_warehouse" and is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
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