Create Account

Enlarge Text
A A A

Oyster Plates

Oyster plates were popular from the 1880s. Each course at dinner was served in a special dish. The oyster plate had indentations shaped like oysters. Usually six oysters were held on a plate. There is no greater value to a plate with more oysters, although that myth continues to haunt antiques dealers. There are other plates for shellfish, including cockle plates and whelk plates. The appropriately shaped indentations are part of the design of these dishes. Oyster plates were made by many companies and are popular with today's collectors. 

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2017-04-29T02:53:43.720Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 302291372053
                            [title] => 1785  Friedrich Wilhelm Martini Copper Plate Engraving Oysters Marine Biology
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 22422
                                    [categoryName] => Incunabula
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/m0WOPodo4ju2zo-PMaa7o9g/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=oyster-plates&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=302291372053
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => PayPal
                                    [1] => VisaMC
                                    [2] => AmEx
                                    [3] => Discover
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 33710
                            [location] => Saint Petersburg,FL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H14M37S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-22T03:08:20.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-29T03:08:20.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/302291372053_1_1_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 371926628288
                            [title] => Friedrich Wilhelm Martini 1785   Copper Plate Engraving Oysters Marine Biology
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 22422
                                    [categoryName] => Incunabula
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs1.ebaystatic.com/m/m1ddPgvj2_pkHO6A_EvWwaA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=oyster-plates&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=371926628288
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => PayPal
                                    [1] => VisaMC
                                    [2] => AmEx
                                    [3] => Discover
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 33710
                            [location] => Saint Petersburg,FL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [bidCount] => 1
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H16M46S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-22T03:10:29.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-29T03:10:29.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/371926628288_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 371926629553
                            [title] => Oysters Marine Biology Friedrich Wilhelm Martini 1785   Copper Plate Engraving 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 22422
                                    [categoryName] => Incunabula
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mmf1bJsBFQzZqnHiGBaQqsg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=oyster-plates&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=371926629553
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => PayPal
                                    [1] => VisaMC
                                    [2] => AmEx
                                    [3] => Discover
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 33710
                            [location] => Saint Petersburg,FL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H18M35S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-22T03:12:18.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-29T03:12:18.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/371926629553_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 302291387230
                            [title] => Marine Biology Oysters  Friedrich Wilhelm Martini 1785   Copper Plate Engraving 
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 22422
                                    [categoryName] => Incunabula
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/m/maAXYzAViceLfod7t50fAzA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=oyster-plates&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=302291387230
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => PayPal
                                    [1] => VisaMC
                                    [2] => AmEx
                                    [3] => Discover
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 33710
                            [location] => Saint Petersburg,FL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 39.0
                                    [bidCount] => 1
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT0H21M4S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2017-04-22T03:14:47.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2017-04-29T03:14:47.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/302291387230_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 34
            [totalEntries] => 133
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=oyster-plates&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DOyster%2BPlates%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:oyster-plates
metakey:Oyster Plates
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Category
Description
Year Priced

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium