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Restaurantware Plate, United States Senate

Title Restaurantware Plate, United States Senate
Artist/Maker Scammell China Company
Date 1924-1954 ca.
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions Diameter:   9 in. ( Diameter:   22.9 cm)
Credit Line U.S. Senate Collection
Accession Number 46.00040.000

  • Object Description
  • 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
  • Manufacturer's mark (incised backstamp): SCAMMELL'S / TRENTON CHINA; and (backstamp in green ink) THE / STERN COMPANY