National Museum of American History, Presidential China Collection, Washington, DC Photos

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History features a collection of Presidential China.

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Smithsonian National Museum of American History on National Mall. Washington, DC.Collection of Presidential China at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Porcelain bowl owned by Martha Washington in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Porcelain from Sèvres banquet service & glassware used by George & Martha Washington in New York & Philadelphia at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History (1980) on National Mall. Washington, DC. Architect: McKim Mead & White. Collection of Presidential China at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Niderviller porcelain bowl given to Martha Washington by Comte de Custine-Sarreck in 1782 in American History Museum. Custine-Sarreck was a French officer who fought in the American Revolution. Washington, DC.Porcelain from Sèvres banquet service & glassware used by George & Martha Washington in New York & Philadelphia at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Sèvres china purchased by John & Abigail Adams while U.S. minister to France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Sèvres china gravy boat purchased by John & Abigail Adams while U.S. minister to France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Dinner service used in White House of President John Adams in American History Museum. Washington, DC.French porcelain by Nast owned by Dolley & James Madison at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Sèvres china purchased (1784) by John & Abigail Adams while U.S. minister to France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Sèvres china gravy boat purchased (1784) by John & Abigail Adams while U.S. minister to France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Formal dinner service used in White House of President John Adams made by La Courtille factory of Paris in American History Museum. Washington, DC.French porcelain by Nast owned by Dolley & James Madison at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
French porcelain by Nast owned by Dolley & James Madison at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.James & Elizabeth Monroe porcelain by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.James & Elizabeth Monroe porcelain by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.John Quincy Adams porcelain from France via Russia at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
French porcelain by Nast owned by Dolley & James Madison at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.James & Elizabeth Monroe porcelain (1817) by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.James & Elizabeth Monroe porcelain (1817) by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.John Quincy Adams porcelain (1809-14) from France via Russia at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
James & Sarah Polk porcelain by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.James & Sarah Polk porcelain by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Porcelain fruit basket used by Franklin & Jane Pierce, purchased from Haughwout & Dailey of New York at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Abraham & Mary Lincoln china from E.V. Haughwout plus crystal by Dorflinger Glass Co. at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
James & Sarah Polk porcelain by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.James & Sarah Polk porcelain by Dagoty-Honoré of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Porcelain fruit basket (1853) used by Franklin & Jane Pierce, purchased from Haughwout & Dailey of New York at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Abraham & Mary Lincoln china from E.V. Haughwout plus crystal by Dorflinger Glass Co. at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
French porcelain ordered by Mary Todd Lincoln in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Ulysses & Julia Grant china by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
French porcelain ordered by Mary Todd Lincoln in 1861 for White House in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Ulysses & Julia Grant china by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china (1880) by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china (1880) by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Serving plate from White House of Rutherford B. Hayes in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Serving plate with turkey from White House of Rutherford B. Hayes in American History Museum. Washington, DC.
Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china (1880) by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Rutherford & Lucy Hayes china (1880) by Theodore Russell Davis & made by Haviland & Co. of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Serving plate with snowshoe motif from White House of Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-81) in American History Museum. Washington, DC.Serving plate with painting of turkey from White House of Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-81) in American History Museum. Washington, DC.
Benjamin & Caroline Harrison china by Tressemann & Vogt of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Theodore & Edith Roosevelt china with Great Seal of United States by Wedgwood of England at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Theodore & Edith Roosevelt china with Great Seal of United States by Wedgwood of England at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Woodrow & Edith Wilson china by Lenox of the USA at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Benjamin & Caroline Harrison china by Tressemann & Vogt of France at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Theodore & Edith Roosevelt china with Great Seal of United States by Wedgwood of England at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Theodore & Edith Roosevelt china with Great Seal of United States by Wedgwood of England at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Woodrow & Edith Wilson china by Lenox of the USA at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt china by Lenox of the USA at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Eisenhower plate by Castleton China plus flatware by S. Kirk & Son at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Lyndon & Lady Bird Johnson china with American wildflowers made by Castleton at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Ronald & Nancy Reagan china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt china by Lenox of the USA at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Eisenhower plate by Castleton China plus flatware by S. Kirk & Son at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Lyndon & Lady Bird Johnson china with American wildflowers made by Castleton at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Ronald & Nancy Reagan china (1981) by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Ronald & Nancy Reagan china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Bill & Hillary Clinton china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.George W. & Laura Bush china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.
Ronald & Nancy Reagan china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Bill & Hillary Clinton china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.George W. & Laura Bush china by Lenox at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.

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