Cake plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1867

GUSN

GUSN-21779

Description

Cake plate. 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

cake plates (serving vessels)
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Porcelain
Molded
Tin Glazed
PLATE, CAKE

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

Dimensions

7.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.696.57

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)