Martha Washington States China Chamberstick
The States China design was created exclusively for Martha Washington by a representative of the Dutch East India Company. The original plate, decorated with a linked chain with the names of the 15 states in the union, a serpent swallowing its tail, symbolizing eternity and strength, and Martha Washington's monogram, surrounded by a laurel wreath, symbolizing victory. Candle not included.
Size is 4 ½” D by 1 ¾” H.
Numerous examples of the States China are on display at the Museum and Education Center at Mount Vernon. View the original pattern in Mount Vernon's collection.
Also see our Martha Washington States China Plate