Rare musem quality United States Light House Service Dinnerware China Plate from Hog Island Virginia Lighthouse. Manufactured by Warwick China Co. Wheeling West Virginia for James M. Shaw Co. New York. Shaw was a known distributor for Buffalo, Maddock, McNicol, Scammell and Warwick china companies. The James M Shaw company manufactured dinner & resturaunt ware for many commercial enterprises include steamship companies, resturaunts, etc. Most notably the dishes for the S.S. Titanic. The company was sold to Nathan Straus in 1936.
The 9 inch plate has the blue stripe around face of rim and the United States Light House logo in blue. Back marked Warwick China Co. and Shaw New York 9-30. It has a few utensil scratches on eating area.
This plate is at auction on ebay. There is only one plate for sale at this time, so email about availability.