Overall: 2 x 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 28.9 x 21.6 cm )
Oval platter with molded edge decorated with blue enamel and gilding; border decoration consists of wide blue enamel band with gold stars bounded below by blue dots and faded gilded spearhead band below; central decoration consists of blue enamel gilded floral swags and a shield with blue border and gold stars, ribbons, and leafy swag; initials inscribed in shield.
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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