Relish Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1869

GUSN

GUSN-5773

Description

Leaf-shaped desk; fluted body; ring foot; interior has freehand painted vari-colored floral sprays, and a gilt border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pickle casters
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
porcelain
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
Porcelain
Painted
Leaf
Spray
DISH, RELISH

Inscription

There is marked ""X / H"" in underglaze blue on the remanant of a paper label on two dishes. A note in ink is on the stack of dishes stated: DRESDEN-GERMAN/1869 .

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Dimensions

3.625 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.973.1-8