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Cake plate

Description

Cake plate. Part of Haviland dinner set; white w/ gold banding; items w/ handles have applied and gilded foliate decoration at base of handle; items w/ finials have applied and gilded gourd finials.

Details

Maker
Haviland & Co. (Maker)
Date
1867
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""H & Co./ L"" and ""HAVILAND & CO./ LIMOGES""--see worksheet for drawing of inscription. ""Kovel's Dictionary of Marks"" lists these marks as being used after 1879. The Tuckers bought this set in 1867. Clearly there is a discrepancy in the book's information.
Location of origin
Limoges, France
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
cake plates (serving vessels)
glazing (coating)
Molded
molding (forming)
PLATE, CAKE
Porcelain
porcelain
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
People and organizations
Marxsen & Witte
Dimensions
7.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.696.55
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21777

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