Tureen and cover

Tureen and cover
Title
Tureen and cover
Date 
ca. 1820
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 15 x 9 1/2 in. ( 29.2 x 38.1 x 24.1 cm )
Description 
Oval porcelain tureen and cover with flower and leaf knop; receded entwined handles with leaf and berry terminals; decorated with penciled sepia trellis diaper and butterfly border ("Fitzhugh style"); central roundel with spear and post border and alternating diaper and animal figure panels containing an "H" for Hone family.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr
Object Number 
1985.1ab
Gallery Label 
This piece is part of a dinner service given as a wedding gift to John Hone II and Miss Marie Antoinette Kane (m. 1818). He was the nephew of Philip Hone (1780-1851), the prominent New York businessman, politican, and diarist.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group