Gravy Tureen

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64431

Description

Oval two handled tureen with lid and attached saucer. White porcelain body; lid, tureen, and saucer all with broad magenta band with gilt scroll decoration. Saucer cut with four lobes. Lid has semi-circular cutout for ladle and oval gilt decorated mushroom shaped finial, lid monogramed “HCB”\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

tureens
gilding
porcelain
fig (wood)
Tureen
Porcelain
Gilded
Fig
Tureen

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

6 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Richardson

Accession Number

1981.7.17