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Object Name PLATTER
Catalog Number 0985.03.00188
Description The platter is white ironstone trimmed with a quarter-inch blue band and the Confederate Naval Seal in the center. The platter is raised on feet and has a well from which branches stem to direct the flow of juices. The English standard mark is on the back as well as an incision, "GENUINE IRONSTONE 18."
Dimensions H-3 W-15.5 L-19 inches
Owned Michael Philip Usina
Owner Regiment CSS Manassas
Made E. F. Bodley and Company
Provenance E. F. Bodley & Co. of Burslem, England manufactured china for the Confederate States Navy. Capt. Michael P. Usina used this meat platter aboard the CSS Manassas.
People Usina, Michael Philip
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades
Dishes
Navies