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    James Monroe: Paris Porcelain Portrait Plate. Material for James Monroe is super rare and this 9" porcelain plate is a super piece! It features a stipple-engraved transfer of "James Monroe President of the United States" in the center, surrounded by two gilt bands. There is some light wear to the transfer, easily overlooked on a rarity of this magnitude. It was produced in Paris, circa 1816-1820, as part of a set of cups, saucers and plates depicting heroes of the War of 1812 (Winfield Scott, Jackson, et al) and patriotic designs. This image also appears on the only known variety of Monroe snuff box. This has both historic and aesthetic value!

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    May, 2012
    12th Saturday
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