Overall: 3 x 18 1/2 x 16 in. ( 7.6 x 47 x 40.6 cm )
Oval porcelain platter; 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.
Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr
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.
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