This heavy gauge, white, porcelain plate was part of a set of restaurantware used in the Senators' Dining Room in the U.S. Capitol. The plate is decorated with a custom cartouche, and a stock rim and border pattern. The cartouche contains an image of the U.S. Capitol building surrounded by a blue circle with white stars and an eagle with shield.
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
(incised backstamp): SCAMMELL'S / TRENTON CHINA; and (backstamp in green ink) THE / STERN COMPANY