Overall: 1 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 13.3 cm )
inscriptions: Marked in print "J. W. BOTELER & BRO." on cup (Washington, DC retailers)
Circular shallow hard-paste porcelain berry dish with scalloped edge; central eagle with sunlight breaking through clouds behind; eagle perched on shield with banner inscribed "E PLURIBUS UNUM" below (arms of the United States); inner border of royal purple ("Solferino") with gold dots; outer border with gold cable design; gilded edge.
Bequest of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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