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Object Name Plate, Food
Catalog Number 1939.663.11
Maker Wedgwood
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Ceramic
Dimensions H-0.75 Dia-9.5 inches
Description This white ceramic plate has red transfer image of Stratford Hall in the center top. Around this is molded floral decoration. On the base is a transfer printed label of a signature: "RE Lee" then "STRATFORD HALL / WESTMORELAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA / BIRTHPLACE OF / RICHARD HENRY LEE,/ SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE/ FRANCIS LIGHTFOOT LEE, SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE/ AND/ ROBERT E. LEE. / WEDGWOOD / ETRURIA ENGLAND" and "SOLE IMPORTER / JONES McDUFFEE & STRATTON CO. / BOSTON" with a lion logo. In addition the piece is stamped with "WEDGWOOD/ MADE IN/ ENGLAND/ 2T3B."
Notes Jones, McDuffee and Stratton Co. formed from another company in 1871 and used that name until 1960. Wedgwood started producing historical American china - scenes, events, personalities, buildings, monuments, educational institutions, civic and national landmarks, and ships for which they are well known about 1900. Some designed were exclusively for Jones, McDuffee and Stratton Co.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Subjects Ceramics
Table settings & decorations
Search Terms Virginia
Stratford Hall (Va.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS