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Object Name Bowl, Punch
Catalog Number 0985.13.00157
Description English porcelain with red, green, and brown decorations and an orange and gold rim.
Dimensions H-6 Dia-14 inches
Owned Jesse Williams; Christie J. Parkinson
Made Minton
Provenance The bowl was used in the Executive Mansion in Richmond by the Davis family during the war. It was bought at the 1870 auction of furnishings by Mr. Jesse Williams, who gave it to Miss Christie J. Parkinson, sister of James T. Parkinson, Sr.
People Davis, Jefferson
Williams, Jesse
Parkinson, Christie J.
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, Virginia
1870 Auction
Subjects Beverages