Shamrock Dish

MO 63.4361
Shamrock Dish
Royal Tara (Makers of Fine Bone China)
Galway, Ireland
8" x 6 1/2" x 2"
Porcelain shell-shaped dish decorated with a pair of Irish shamrocks on either side of the lug end in green. An Irish harp is painted in gold on the interior bottom in the center. The rim and lug end are painted in gold.
This dish was presented as a gift to President John F. Kennedy from the Ambassador of Ireland, Thomas J. Kiernan on St. Patrick's Day 1962.
Thomas J. Kiernan, Ambassador of Ireland
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States