- Theodore Russell Davis, 1840-1894, American, designer
- Haviland & Company, French, manufacturer
Ice Cream Dish
Porcelain with enamels and gilding
3.2 x 16.8 cm (1 3/16 x 6 5/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Marked on the reverse: the United States coat of arms (Great Seal with eagle) in color, the words “FABRIQUÉ PAR/HAVILNAD & CO./d’après les dessins/DE/” in red with the artist’s signature “THEO: R. DAVIS” below in black, “H & Co.” double underscored in green, a cipher made of the artist’s initials “T.D.” formed from a red, white and blue pennant suspended from a crossbar with the date “1879” in brown, and above the pennant is “LIMOGES/HAVILAND & Co.” in brown. NOTE: The ice cream dish (82.002) is from the White House service.
Gift of Daphne Farago
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