Overall: 2 7/8 x 5 5/8 in. ( 7.3 x 14.3 cm ) saucer: 7 in. ( 17.8 cm )
Molded splayed rim bowl with circular foot, rimmed in gold at foot and at rim; decorated with single profile bust of George Washington (?) with slightly disheveled hair tied in pony tail; handpainted in blue, and handpainted inscription in red gothic script.
Purchase, Foster Jarvis Fund
printed: in green on base: "H & Co./L" (underlined) handpainted: in red on bowl exterior: "Commemorative Feast/in Honor of the Hundredth Anniversary./of Washington's Farvewell to his Officers./At the Long Room, Fraunces Tavern,/Tuesday Evening December 4th 1883." handpainted: in red on bowl exterior: "The New York Historical Society./from John Austin Stephens" and "Charles Isham,/1890"
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