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Tureen, cover and stand

Tureen, cover and stand
Title
Tureen, cover and stand
Date 
ca. 1820
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
a and b (tureen and cover): 5 7/8 x 7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in. (14.9 x 18.7 x 12.4 cm) c (stand): 3/4 x 8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 20.
Description 
Oval porcelain tureen with reeded entwined handles, cover with flower and leaf knop, and stand, decorated with pencilled trellis diaper and butterfly border ("Fitzhugh" pattern); on each side of tureen and cover and at center of stand is a roundel with spear and post border containing the initial "H".
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr given in memory of Mrs. W. Thorn Kissel
Object Number 
1985.2a-c
Marks 
painted: at center of roundels: "H"
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