Oval serving dish
Overall: 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. ( 2.2 x 20 x 14.9 cm )
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.
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"
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