Andrew Jackson 1829 - 1837

Although he is remembered as a President given to rowdy festivities and "backwoods" manners, Andrew Jackson did his best to equip the White House with the finest in dinnerware. Always the patriot, Jackson tried very hard to find a suitable porcelain firm to make his White House china in the United States. But it was to be some years before American craftsmanship advanced to that level. Thus, like most other presidents of that era, Jackson commissioned his china from France. The 440-piece dinner service was decorated with the American eagle and made to order to suit Jackson's needs

Andrew Jackson Luncheon  Plate
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