Overall: 5 x 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 29.8 x 19 cm )
painted: on front: "EUGENIA" in gold printed: in green on base: "GDA/FRANCE" printed: in red on base: "T. COKER'S/UNDER GLAZEGOLD/PATENTED MAY 8/1898"
Molded whiteware covered dish; rimmed in gold and decorated with crossed flags (2) in blue with red cross and red with blue stripe and one white star with gold poles and inscriptions generally near rim.
This covered dish was part of the dinner service of the steam yacht "Eugenia" (Length:113 feet; Waterline: 91 feet, 6 inches), which was deisgned by W.G. Herreshoff and built by Herreshoff Co., in Bristol, Rhode Island, in 1904; the yacht was intended for John B. Herrshoff. The donor was the yacht's last owner.
Gift of Paul H. Downing
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