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PRESIDENTIAL CHINA - WHITE HOUSE CHINA - WHITE HOUSE CHINA COLLECTOR

Posted by RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX on Mon, Jan 04, 2010 @ 01:50 PM

The world's finest collection of Official White House China, that graces the Formal State Dinners of our American First Families has been located.  The Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection, also known as The American Heritage Collection, has the most prolific collection of Official White House State Dinner China outside the White House. Included in the collection are far over 100 Official pieces from the Administration's of many of our American Presidents. Keep in mind that the majority of Presidents did not order any White House China during their tenure. This was because it was deemed that their was suffucient quanity for Official use for State dinners, within The White House, in acceptable condition.

white house china collectionA SELECTION OF OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE CHINA AS DISPLAYED IN THE COLLECTION OF RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX

These Presidents include, James Madison, James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Benjamin Harrison, Harry S Truman, Ronald Reagan, Dwight D Eisenhower, Ulysses S Grant, James K Polk, Andrew Jackson, Rutherford B Hayes, Woodrow Wilson, James Buchanan, Franklin Pierce, Lyndon B.  Johnson, Jimmy Carter, U.S.S. Williamsburg Service Plates and Air Force One Official Presidential China - meaning the forward-cabin which is assigned to the President.

raleigh degeer amyx white house china collection ADDITIONAL WHITE HOUSE CHINA SELECTIONS FROM THE COLLECTION OF RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX 

Official White House State Dinner China is considered to be a rare Presidential collectible, as it is nearly impossible to obtain in authentic format.  However, in earlier White House days, Presidents such as Chester Arthur, would hold an auction on the White House lawn (hard for us to comprehend such an over the top act today) for items that were no longer in use, or met with President Chester Arthur's approval. Today, public auctions for White House furnishings? No way!  In the early 1890's, First Lady Caroline Scott Harrison, an accomplished painter of China herself, started preserving and inventorying the present Collection of White House China, some of which is even now in use or on display at The White House.

white house china ANOTHER CASE OF OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE CHINA FOR YOU TO PERUSE - FROM THE COLLECTION OF RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX

Occasionally, Raleigh DeGeer Amyx trades or sells a select few pieces of extra Official White House China, but this is not often. In general, if Mr. Amyx does not have three or more of the same examples he does not consider parting with it.  However, he is always in a serious mind frame, as he searches intensely for additional, as well as new historic additions to add to his prominent collection.

raleigh degeer amyxRALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - TO INCLUDE OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE CHINA THAT CAN BE VIEWED ABOVE AS WELL BELOW THIS IMAGE

abraham lincoln white house chinaTHE ELEGANT WHITE HOUSE CHINA OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN - THIS DINNER PLATE IS IN THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION.

 

james monroe white house chinaTHE MAJESTY OF THE WHITE HOUSE CHINA OF JAMES MONROE - HIS DESSERT PLATE - FROM THE PRESIDENTIAL CHINA COLLECTION OF RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX

ronald reagan white house chinaTHE SUPREME ELEGANCE OF THE RONALD REAGAN SERVICE PLATE - AN EXAMPLE FROM THE OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE CHINA COLLECTION OF RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX

raleigh degeer amyx collectionFOR FURTHER EXAMPLES SEE THE RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX COLLECTION AND BE CERTAIN TO PERUSE THIS MARVELOUS BOOK OF THE COLLECTION OF A WELL INFORMED GENTLEMAN, BUT RECENTLY DECEASED, ROBERT L. McNEIL

 

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