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Lobster plate from the Rutherford B. Hayes state service

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Theodore R. Davis ; Haviland et Cie.

Date

c. 1882

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G333
Lobster plate from the Rutherford B. Hayes state service, Theodore R. Davis      ;    Haviland et Cie.
Lobster plate from the Rutherford B. Hayes state service: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Porcelain
Size: 1 5/8 x 9 1/8 x 7 13/16 in. (4.13 x 23.18 x 19.84 cm)
Creation Place: France
Culture: France
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Signature, marks and inscription LLC on front, in red: [D]; on bottom, in various colors: [(American eagle symbol)], [H&Co], [FABRIQUE PAR/ HAVILAND a Co/ d'apr├Ęs les dessins DE/ Theo. R. David] and [DESIGN PATENTED/ August 10th 1880/ No 11935]
Physical Description: shell-like shape; top has design with large lobster in front of green wave; sailboats, ULC; crab, LRC; conch and seaweed, LRC; three gold lobster claw feet on bottom
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Christopher Monkhouse in honor of Beverly Grossman
Accession Number: 2003.238
Artist: Theodore Davis, American, 1840-1894
Role: Designer
Nationality:
Life Dates: American, 1840-1894

Artist: Haviland et Cie., Limoges, France, est. 1841
Role: Manufacturer
Nationality:
Life Dates: Limoges, France, est. 1841
Added to Site: March 1, 2009