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Platter

From the state dinner service of Abraham Lincoln (President 1861-1865).

Artist/maker unknown, French, for export to the American market. Decorated and sold by E. V. Haughwout and Company, New York, 1857 - 1870.

Geography:
Made in France, Europe
Decorated in New York, New York, United States, North and Central America

Period:
Victorian

Date:
c. 1861

Medium:
Porcelain with transfer-printed, enamel, and gilt decoration

Dimensions:
Length: 15 3/4 inches (40 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 206, American Art, second floor (McNeil Gallery)

Accession Number:
2006-3-100

Credit Line:
Gift of the McNeil Americana Collection, 2006

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