Dessert Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64389

Description

Part of a set of ten circular dessert plates; scalloped edge and wide magenta band, green pears painted in center.\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

Descriptive Terms

dessert plates
gilding
pear (wood)
porcelain
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Dessert
Porcelain
Gilded
Peach
Pear
Plate, Dessert

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1974.373.2