Overall: 2 x 9 in. ( 5.1 x 22.9 cm )
inscribed: on shield in rust and gold:"LP"
Oval porcelain serving plate with blue enamel border into gold stars around rim and gold and rusk band entwined by polychrome floral ivy; around the cavetto is a rust and gold husk band; the shield at the center has a husk and floral surround and initials at center.
This set was made for Lewis Pintard (1732-1818), the uncle of the Historical Society's founder, John Pintard. Lewis Pintard was a merchant and a commissioner of prisoners. The plates passed to Martha "Patty" Pintard and by succession to Mary Stevens Baird.
Gift of the Estate of Mary Stevens Baird
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