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Dessert Dish
c 1855

Leaf-shaped white ironstone dish.

The Lincolns used this for candy or other small food items.  It was sold at their 1861 moving sale. Leaf-shaped dish continued the mid-1800s popular decorating theme of bringing nature into the home. 

Ceramic. H 5, W 24, D 17.5 cm
Lincoln Home National Historic Site, LIHO 195