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Tureen

Description

Round two handled tureen with lid and attached saucer. White porcelain body; lid, tureen, and saucer all with broad magenta band with gilt scroll decoration. Saucer cut with four lobes. Lid has semi-circular cutout for ladle and oval gilt decorated mushroom shaped finial, lid monogramed “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
Gilded
gilding
porcelain
Porcelain
Tureen
tureens
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Dimensions
6 3/4 (H), 8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.7.18
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Gardner Richardson
GUSN
64432

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