Lot #18
Benjamin Harrison White House China Dessert Plate

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

One of President Benjamin Harrison's beautiful official White House china plates by Tressemanes and Vogt of Limoges, France. The dessert, or 'bread and butter,' plate measures 6″ in diameter, features a beautifully-colored stylized US coat of arms (eagle and shield) in the center, and the gilt outlines of goldenrod and corn husks on the dark navy blue border. The eagle is encircled by 44 gilt stars, representing the states of the union. Reverse is marked, "T. V. France, Decore pour M. W. Beveridge. Washington, D C., Harrison 1892." In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #580 - Ended April 08, 2020