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    Rutherford B. Hayes: Official White House China. 8.25" hand-painted plate, part of the fish service ordered for the Hayes White House, similar to those pictured as illustrations 46 and 47 in Klapthor's book "Official White House China". There were twelve different plates and a platter manufactured for the Fish Series. This particular one is designated "The Pike"; however, we believe it may be a lake sturgeon, as the bottom third of the scalloped border is painted grey with gold spots, possibly representing caviar. Signed and decorated by the artist Theodore R. Davis. Save for a teensy rim chip or flake in the 7 o'clock position (barely noticeable and of little or no consequence), it is in excellent condition and quite scarce.


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    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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