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Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques dealer for over 10 years specializing in porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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Shape of a leaf with handle on one end; length: 10 and 1/2,

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shape of a leaf with brown handle on one end; length: 10 and 1/2, width 8 1/2, height 2". Colors: edge: pink, all around the edge, then green around,followed by yellow then green again, then dark green on the bottom with the light green mixed in. The bottom of plate is marked: in a circle: EXRUSCAN star,MAJOLICA star. An inner circle has a S plus markings.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 2 years ago.

This is an oak leaf bread plate made by Griffen, Smith and Hill pottery of Phoenixville, PA. They had two marks and this is the Etruscan Majolica mark from 1890. This oak leaf bread plate has a value of $150.00.