Taken from the Dehaviland Quarterly, September 2003
*Sometimes you add something to your collection that turns out to be more interesting than you thought.*
Such was the case with this Charles Field Haviland platter with a maritme battle scene, which we shared during
Show and Tell at the
Williamsburg 2003 conference. The platter, in perfect codition, bear the green factory back mark CFH/GDM from the 1880`s.
inscription on the back identifies the subject:"Sinking of father`s ship. The Alabama. June 1864." An artists