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Robert Todd Lincoln saucer

Creator:
Tressemann & Vogt
Location:
Limoges, France
Origin Date:
1900-1905
Materials:
ceramic
Measurements:
overall: 15/16 in 5 9/16 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0692.1-2
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Three-dimensional Objects

Description

Two fluted white saucers feature gold trim around the rim and around the center cup holder. The bottom of the foot of .0692.2 displays a green printed bell with T. V. inside and a banner beneath with La Cloche China as the decorator mark while the bottom of the foot of .0692.1 displays a green printed "Limoges France" undermark, a pink bell with T. V. inside decorator mark, and with "Dulin & Martin Co" in pink script stamped under it. .0692.1 also has a piece of tape with "R. T. Lincoln" written on it. Washington D.C. Part of a set of dinnerware used by Robert Todd Lincoln probably during his term as president of the Pullman Palace Car Company, 1901-1911. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum