Porcelain dinnerware

Metadata

Title

Porcelain dinnerware

Description

Several pieces of this white porcelain dinner service with overglaze of polychrome decoration have survived with a tradition that they were acquired at the "Point Breeze" sale. They are of the correct period and of a handsome and serviceable type that might have been regularly used in such a house. (Matching bowl is 1979.15.01.)

Date

1800 (circa) - 1811 (circa)

Identifier

1983.06.01-19

Extent

Ten dinner plates: 9.5" diameter; nine luncheon plates: 7.5" diameter

Medium

Porcelain

Is Part Of

Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. C. Buck Churchman

Citation

“Porcelain dinnerware,” Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Joseph Bonaparte in America, accessed December 10, 2018, https://www.josephbonaparteinamerica.org/items/show/17.