Franciscan "Oasis" Large Oval Serving Platter
Classic 1950's Franciscan "Oasis" Large Oval Serving Platter. Made in Los Angeles California by Gladding McBean Company. Platter measures 15" long, 9-5/8" wide & 1-5/8" deep. Excellent Condition; no chips, no cracks, no stains & no flakes. Beautiful shiny glaze with bright vivid colors. Hallmarked on bottom.
The Oasis advertisement from 1956 describes the collection: "Make every meal a special occasion with Franciscan Ware. This is Oasis in famous Franciscan Ware. Oven-safe. Dishwasher-safe. Reflecting the blues of an inland sea against a white sand background ... on the compelling, contemporary shapes of America's best-known dinnerware".