24 September 2012
A CUP AND SAUCER FROM A STATE SERVICE OF BENJAMIN HARRISON (PRESIDENT 1889-1893)
DESIGNED BY CAROLINE LAVINIA SCOTT HARRISON (1832-1892), MARKED TRESSEMANES AND VOGT, LIMOGES, FRANCE (1891-C.1919), IMPORTED BY M.W. BEVERIDGE, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1870-1900
3½ in. diameter the cup, 5¾ in. diameter the saucer (2)
Sold, Christie's, New York, 20 January 2006, lot 753.
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For a related example of a cup and saucer from the state service of Benjamin Harrison, see Margaret Brown Klapthor, Official White House China 1789 to the Present (New York, 1999), p. 131.
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