Manufacturers: Shenango China and Cook China
User: U.S. House of Representatives
Distributor for Cook China: E.B. Adams
Date of Shenango plate: 1905-1912
Date of Cook China plate: circa 1911
Notes: From the History, Art & Archives of the United States House of Representatives: The Member's Dining Room of the U.S. House of Representatives has been "located in the same rooms in the Capitol since 1858." Click the link above to see nearly the same pattern made by Syracuse China in the mid-20th century.
The topmark shows the Capitol building in Washington D.C. encircled by a blue band of white stars with a spread-winged eagle and shield, flanked by a ribbon banner with the words House of Representatives.
For related info:
United States Senate by Maddock Pottery Co.
ID and Shenango China photos: Susan Phillips
Cook China photos: Rodric Coslet