Oval serving dish

Object Number: 
INV.13248
Date: 
ca. 1805
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 20 x 14.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: in gold and rust on brim: "DWMC" typed: on paper label affixed to the back: "This plate was part/ of the wedding service of//DeWitt and Mary Clinton./ It was presented by the Clinton family/ to Hon G. Hilton Scribner in recognition/ of a bril
Description: 
Oval dish, possibly a stand for a small tureen, decorated in polychrome enamels with a lake scene; the scene is bound by a rust and gold border of fleur-de-lis; around the brim are eight colorful Chinese figures; gold initials at top.
Gallery Label: 
This dish was part of the wedding service of DeWitt Clinton and Maria (Mary) Clinton. It was later presented by the Clintons to the Honorable G. Hilton Scribner.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group