Tureen

Title:
Tureen
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 9 5/8 in. ( 33 x 24.4 cm )
Description: 
Porcelain tureen with reeded strap handles terminating in molded berries and branches; decorated in polychrome enamels with floral sprays and floral vine entwining iron red and gold band; band of blue enamel with gold stars around rim; at center of each side is a shield with initials.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mary Stevens Baird
Object Number: 
1989.2a
Marks: 
inscribed: on shield: "LP"
Gallery Label: 
This set was made for Lewis Pintard (1732-1818), the uncle of the Historical Society's founder, John Pintard. Lewis Pintard was a merchant and a commissioner of prisoners. The plates passed to Martha "Patty" Pintard and by succession to Mary Stevens Baird.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group