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Custom House, Philadelphia

Pattern Category: Places

Series: Beauties of America

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 3.5 inches


The only known forms with this view by John and William Ridgway are this extremely rare cup plate with no marks on the back, and a ladle to a soup tureen.  This fine Greek Revival building on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia was built 1818-1824 to house the Second Bank of the United States, incorporated in 1816 with a 20 year charter.