Basket stand: china trade, monogramed "JG"
Overall: 1 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 9 1/2 in. ( 4.4 x 27.3 x 24.1 cm )
inscribed: at the center in gold: "I.G."
Oval porcelain basket stand with reticulated rim and decorated with a plain gold band at the rim and well and the initials "I.G." in script in the center.
This stand was made for Isaac Gouverneur (1749-1800), a New York merchant. It may have been presented to him as a gift for his fiftieth birthday as part of a dessert service.
Gift of Gouverneur Kemble
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.