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Dessert Plate

Description

Part of a set of ten circular dessert plates; scalloped edge and wide magenta band, green pears painted in center.\n \n French export porcelain dinner service with pattern of fruit, birds, and diaper and scroll designs around “HCB” monogram. Two serving plates, five tureens, three saucers, five platters, sixteen soup plates, seventeen dinner plates, fifteen dessert plates, nineteen other plates, one pitcher, two vegetable dishes, five serving dishes, one gravy boat, eighteen nappy dishes, ten cups and ten saucers, two compotes, two chargers, five dessert bowls, and one other bowl.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
gilding
pear (wood)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
dessert plates
Dish, Eating
Gilded
gilding
Peach
Pear
pear (wood)
Plate, Dessert
Plate, Food
porcelain
Porcelain
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Accession Number
1974.373.2
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
64389

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