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A DESSERT PLATE FROM A STATE SERVICE OF ULYSSES S. GRANT (1869-1877)
PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND FAMILY
A DESSERT PLATE FROM A STATE SERVICE OF ULYSSES S. GRANT (1869-1877)

DESIGNED BY JULIA BOGGS DENT GRANT (1826-1902), MARKED HAVILAND & COMPANY, LIMOGES, FRANCE, IMPORTED BY J.W. BOTELER & BRO., WASHINGTON, D.C., 1870

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A DESSERT PLATE FROM A STATE SERVICE OF ULYSSES S. GRANT (1869-1877) DESIGNED BY JULIA BOGGS DENT GRANT (1826-1902), MARKED HAVILAND & COMPANY, LIMOGES, FRANCE, IMPORTED BY J.W. BOTELER & BRO., WASHINGTON, D.C., 1870 8½ in. diameter
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Sold, Christie's, New York, 20 January 2006, lot 747.

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For related examples from the state service of Ulysses Grant, see Margaret Brown Klapthor, Official White House China 1789 to the Present (New York, 1999), pp. 93-95.

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