Impressive Lenox dinner plate from Harry S. Truman's 1951 White House state service china. The exemplary white dinner plate measures 10.5″ in diameter, and features a gilt presidential coat of arms at the 12 o'clock position, with a wide ivory border lined by a thin celadon green band, edged by patterned gilt. Reverse bears the Lenox maker's mark: "Exhibit Collection for Lenox, Inc., Made in U.S.A., The White House, 1951." In fine condition. The special 'Exhibit Collection' plates were designated for displays of china inside the White House or to be lent to museums. Provenance: The Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection.
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