Vegetable dish and cover

Vegetable dish and cover
Title
Vegetable dish and cover
Date 
ca. 1790
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 13 x 10 1/2 in. ( 14 x 33 x 26.7 cm )
Description 
Vegetable dish and cover with fruit knop and molded edges; decorated with blue enamel and gilding; border decoration conisits of wide bands of blue enamel with gold stars; bounded by a gold spearhead band; interior decoration of blue enamel gilded floral swags; shield at center with blue enamel and gold star border, ribbons, leafy swag, and inscribed initials.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Kenneth McNeil
Object Number 
1984.48ab
Gallery Label 
This dish, part of a fifty-four-piece dinner service, was owned by New York statesman and merchant James Watson, Jr. (1750-1806) and his wife Mary Talcott (1752-1806).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group