Serving Dish: Eugenia

Serving Dish: Eugenia
Title
Serving Dish: Eugenia
Date 
1904
Medium 
Whiteware/Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 9 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. ( 3.2 x 23.8 x 14.9 cm )
Description 
Molded whiteware platter(with foliage or flowers in low relief); rimmed in gold and decorated with crossed flags (2) in blue with red cross and red with blue stripe and one white star with gold poles and inscriptions generally near rim.
Credit Line 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Object Number 
1948.475d
Marks 
printed: in green on base: "CFH/GDM/FRANCE" painted: on front in gold: "EUGENIA" printed: in red on base: "T.COKER'S/UNDERGLAZEGOLD/PATENTED MAY 8/1898"
Gallery Label 
This platter was part of the dinner service of the steam yacht "Eugenia" (Length:113 feet; Waterline: 91 feet, 6 inches), which was deisgned by W.G. Herreshoff and built by Herreshoff Co., in Bristol, Rhode Island, in 1904; the yacht was intended for John B. Herrshoff. The donor was the yacht's last owner.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group