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Description

Elliptically shaped with lobed edge. White porcelain body with wide magenta band with gilt scroll decoration. Center monogrammed "HCB". Bottom incised.\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
Dish, Serving
Gilded
gilding
Platter
platters
porcelain
Porcelain
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Dimensions
22 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.7.20
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Gardner Richardson
GUSN
64434

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