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Gravy Boat

Description

a) Ovoid bulbous tureen with c-shaped handle on each side with a central knob. Stepped foot where body attaches to a conforming scalloped ovoid under plate.\n b) High domed cover with ovoid knob finial, monogram “HCB” \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
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
berry
Dish, Serving
Gilded
gilding
Gooseberry
porcelain
Porcelain
Sauceboat
sauceboats
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1974.374
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
64398

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