Bread Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64414

Description

Part of a set of six bread plates decorated with scroll and diaper pattern with wide magenta band. \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

bread-and-butter plates
gilding
porcelain
Dish, Eating
Plate, Food
Plate, Butter
Porcelain
Gilded
Plate, Butter

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels

Dimensions

7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1974.382.6