Manufacturer: Syracuse China
User: Hotel John Marshall, Richmond, VA
Date of cup and saucer: 1962
Notes: The hotel opened in 1929 and was Richmond's leading hotel for many years. According to one website, prominent guests included Spiro T. Agnew, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Lawrence Welk, Elvis Presley, Vincent Price, Mary Tyler Moore and Elizabeth Taylor.
The hotel closed in the 1990s, but as of 2008, the building is being "renovated and reinvented as Richmond's most distinguished residential residences." Click here for more information about the Residences at Hotel John Marshall.
White body with a pink Sweet Briar or Eglantine Rose pattern and stylized image of the Virginia Capitol.