Bread Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-64438

Description

Bread plate with scalloped edges, magenta band and cream borders, decorated with gilt scrolls.\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

Associated Person

Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 3/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Margaret Reed Woodbury

Accession Number

1981.82.4