Overall: 1 x 10 3/4 in. ( 2.5 x 27.3 cm )
inscribed: on front of plate: "USS Enterprise" inscribed: on obverse: medallion with "WEDGWOOD/OF ETRURIA/& BARLASTON/MADE IN ENGLAND" inscribed: on obverse: medallion with "ENGRAVED BY THE/WEDGWOOD STUDIOS" with striped diamond crossed by tools at ce
Pair of identical whiteware plates in brown with central view of aircraft carrier at sea; diaper border interrupted by seven cartouches, each with a ship; eagle and shield at bottom.
These plates were issued to celebrate the christening of the USS Enterprise, September 24, 1960.
Gift of Newport News Shipping and Dry Dock Co.
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