This service is white with gold gilt decoration. There is a gilt M in the center of plates. These are extremely rare pieces that were sold to the Madisons by James Monroe. Until the presidency of James Monroe, no official sets of State china were ordered for Presidential use, though early Presidents did order china with federal funds during their time in office. Most of the earlier china is missing or damaged, and it is more difficult to ascertain the story behind it.
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