Gravy boat and stand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1867

GUSN

GUSN-21716

Description

Gravy boat and stand. 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

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Molded
Tin Glazed
SAUCEBOAT

Inscription

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.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Marxsen & Witte

Maker

Haviland & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Limoges, France

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.75 x 9.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.696.4AB

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)