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1846
Edouard D. Honoré, Champroux, France, 1824 - 1855. Sold by Alexander T. Stewart and Company, New York, 1823 - 1875

Made in France by Edouard D. Honoré, successor to Dagoty and Honoré, the dessert service for President James K. Polk displays green borders with the shield in a reserve and large, botanically accurate flowers in the center of each piece.


By 1846, Honoré, who had a showroom in Paris and a factory in Champroux, was by far the leading producer of French tableware, much of which was specifically designed for the American market.

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