Soup plate

Object Number: 
1948.475f
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Whiteware/Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 8 in. ( 3.5 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in green on base: "SHAW (on ribbon)/NEW YORK/6-29" with lion painted: on front in gold: "EUGENIA"
Description: 
Molded whiteware soup plate; 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.
Gallery Label: 
This soup plate 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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Paul H. Downing
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group