Platter

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64434

Description

Elliptically shaped with lobed edge. White porcelain body with wide magenta band with gilt scroll decoration. Center monogrammed "HCB". Bottom incised.\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

platters
gilding
porcelain
Dish, Serving
Platter
Porcelain
Gilded
Platter

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

22 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardner Richardson

Accession Number

1981.7.20