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American Decorative Arts
Manufacturer possibly: Haviland & Co., French, active 1864–1941
Retailer: James K. Kerr, American, w. c. 1860–1870

Plate from the Abraham Lincoln “Buff and Gold” Service

ca. 1865

Porcelain with buff enamel and gilding

8 in. (20.32 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.3170
Geography: 
Manufactured in France
Owned in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Retailed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture: 
French
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

From a White House dinner service ordered during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

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