Overall: 1 3/8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 3.5 x 15.9 cm )
Molded edge dish decorated with blue enamel and gilding; border decoration consists of a wide blue enamel band with gold stars bounded on the inside by a gold spearhead band; interior decoration consists of blue enamel gilded floral swag; shield at center with a star border, ribbons, and a leafy swag above, inscribed with initials.
Gift of Mrs. Kenneth McNeil
This dish, part of a fifty-four-piece dinner service, was commissioned by James M. Watson (1750-1806), a New York City businessman.
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