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C1898 Spanish American War / Great White Fleet / Dewey's Fleet Souvenir Plate For Sale

C1898 Spanish American War / Great White Fleet / Dewey's Fleet Souvenir Plate

Rare and very attractive, ca1898, Spanish American War Era Mulberry Transferware Plate featuring the American Navy Warships of Admiral George Dewey's Fleet led by his Flagship the protected cruiser, USS Olympia. This wonderful gold gilt edged Souvenir / Commemorative Plate measure approx. 9 1/8" in diameter and features a fantastic Mulberry Transfer image of the USS Olympia and three other US Navy Warships at the center.


The image of the Ships is executed in a mulberry colored transfer with delicate blue tinting to the sea below the ship. The edge and rim of the Plate have gold gilt raised flourishes and border decoration.


. This Plate does not carry a manufacturer's mark but was surely made by one of the many Ohio Pottery and China Companies of the period.


USS Olympia (C-6/CA-15/CL-15/IX-40) is a protected cruiser that saw service in the United States Navy from her commissioning in 1895 until 1922. This vessel became famous as the flagship of Commodore George Dewey at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War in 1898. The ship was decommissioned after returning to the U.S. in 1899, but was returned to active service in 1902. She served until World War I as a training ship for naval cadets and as a floating barracks in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1917, she was mobilized again for war service, patrolling the American coast and escorting transport ships. Following the end of World War I, Olympia participated in the 1919 Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War, and conducted cruises in the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas to promote peace in the unstable Balkan countries. In 1921, the ship carried the remains of World War I's Unknown Soldier from France to Washington, DC, where his body was interred in Arlington National Cemetery. The USS Olympia was decommissioned for the last time in December 1922 and placed in reserve.


In 1957, the U.S. Navy ceded title to the Cruiser Olympia Association, which restored the ship to her 1898 configuration. Since then, Olympia has been a museum ship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is now part of the Independence Seaport Museum. Olympia is the oldest steel US warship still afloat


This rare and very attractive, Spanish American War Souvenir / Commemorative Dresser Tray is in very good condition. There are no chips, cracks, surface abrasion or wear to the transfer decoration. The Plate is clean and crisp with no surface discoloration and no significant crazing to the glaze. There is some wear to the applied gold gilt decoration at the rim.


A rare and very attractive, ca1898 United States Navy Great White Fleet Ship / Span-Am War Souvenir / Commemorative Mulberry Transferware Plate featuring the Fleet of Admiral George Dewey and his Flagship the USS Olympia and a fantastic addition to any collector!!!


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