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Service Plate

Manufacturer: Lenox Corporation (American, founded 1889)

Date: c. 1906
Medium: porcelain
Dimensions:
11 1/4 inches (28.6 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: X 1326/K 27 (in gold paint on reverse)
Signed: MARSHALL FIELD / & COMPANY / CHICAGO (stamped on reverse)
Markings: L in wreath / LENOX (stamped on reverse)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.13.1.A
Accession Number: 1980.18.1.A
1965 Appraisal: 247
1979 York Appraisal: 589
DescriptionSet of twelve; circular shape; wide flat rim; white ground; alternating pattern of gold fleur-de-lis and gold cartouche with blue, purple, and red flower bunches; gold scrolling and floral designs.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House