Fish Plate from the Replica Rutherford B. Hayes State Dinner Service Designer: Theodore Russell Davis (American, 1840–1894)
Manufacturer: Haviland & Co. (French, 1864–1931)


American Decorative Arts

Not on view

Porcelain with overglaze and gilt decoration


Diam. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch in memory of Alvin Deutsch, LL.B. 1958, and in honor of Patricia E. Kane, Ph.D. 1987

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19th century


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Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, date unknown, lot 709 [note 1]; sold to Mrs. Meyer Tenenbaum (née Labelle Birnbaum, 1915–2001), Savannah, Ga.; given to her daughter Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch, New York (on loan as a promised gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2015–22); given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2022

Note 1. The plate is part of a set including 12 other objects given to the Gallery; one plate in the set retains a Sotheby Parke Bernet tag inscribed "709 / 13."
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"FABRIQUE PAR / HAVILAND&Co. / d'apres les dessins / DE / Theo: R. Davis [script]" in red (signature in black) on underside of plate, ""DESIGN PATENTED / AUGUST 10TH 1880 / No. 11935" in blue on underside of plate, "H&Co." [underlined] in green on underside of each plate

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