A fine and early example of Hotel/Restaurant china made by Lamberton China (Scammell). Stamped on the back: Lamberton China/MADE EXPRESSLY FOR/THE L'AIGLON/DULIN & MARTIN/WASHINGTON D C. An oval side dish decorated on the border, in black, with the crest of a crowned eagle within a wreath and lettered beneath, in script, L'Aiglon (the Eaglet). The crest is centered on a border of trailing leaves separated at intervals with stylized floral groups. In excellent condition with no chips or cracks. The dish measures 7 inches by 5 7/8 inches. Dulin & Martin was a prestigious Washington D C firm specializing in fine china.