Artifacts

Creator

Woodmere

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Creator Role

producer

Description

The oval scalloped bowl features the china pattern used during Abraham Lincoln's time in the White House. At the center of the bowl, and eagle among clouds is depicted. The image is surrounded by a solferino (purplish-red) and gold border that surrounds the base of the inner bowl. At the bowl's inner edge, a solferino-hued ribbon appears along with text. The bow's bottom includes series and maker information.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

8 1/2 inches (length)

Materials and Techniques Display

porcelain

Inscription

at inner rim: United States of America / Abraham Lincoln [facsimile signature] at bottom: WHITE HOUSE / COLLECTION / ABRAHAM LINCOLN / Sixteenth President of the United States / 1861-1865 / © WOODMERE ® / New Castle, Pa. / U.S.A.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

bowl (vessel)

Class

glassware & ceramics

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5322

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Abraham Lincoln White House China, Oval Scalloped Bowl

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