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Dinner Plate [from a personal service belonging to George Washington]

Unknownc. 1784

The White House

The White House
Washington D.C., United States

Details

  • Title: Dinner Plate [from a personal service belonging to George Washington]
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: c. 1784
  • Location Created: China
  • Provenance: George Washington; Martha Washington; to her grandson George Washington Parke Custis; to his daughter Mary Custis Lee (Mrs. Robert E. Lee); removed from the Lees' home, Arlington House by the federal government during the Civil War, but returned to their daughter Mary Custis Lee by order of President William McKinley.
  • Physical Dimensions: w241.3 in (diameter)
  • Marks: None
  • Type: Dinner Plate [from a personal service belonging to George Washington]
  • Rights: Gift of Miss Mary Custis Lee, 1915, White House Historical Association (White House Collection)
  • Medium: Porcelain

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