Oval serving dish

Oval serving dish
Title
Oval serving dish
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 )
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.
Object Number 
INV.13248
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 brilliant speech made as a member/ of the New York Assembly, which re-/ sulted in the acceptance by the State of New York of a portrait of --/DEWITT CLINTON"
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