American Decorative Arts
Designer: Theodore Russell Davis, American, 1840–1894
Manufacturer: Haviland & Co., French, active 1864–1941

Fish Plate, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Dinner Service


Porcelain with overglaze and gilt decoration

Diam. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)
Gift of Davida Tenenbaum Deutsch in memory of Alvin Deutsch, LL.B. 1958, and in honor of Patricia E. Kane, Ph.D. 1987
Manufactured in France
Designed in Asbury Park, New Jersey
Not on view
19th century
Containers - Ceramics

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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