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Pot-de-Creme with lid

Object Number: 
1992.5cd
Date: 
ca. 1832
Medium: 
Glazed porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Cream-colored, porcelain pot-de-creme with a flared lip and foot, a scroll handle with an animal-head grip and a domed, circular lid with a conical finial; light blue bands painted around the centers of the lid and body, gold painted Greek-key bands around the body and the border of the lid.
Gallery Label: 
This pot-de-creme was part of Luman Reed's dinner service. It passed to his widow, Mary Barker Reed (1786-1869), to her son-in-law and daughter; Dudley Barber Fuller (1801-1868) and Mary Reed Fuller (1811-1875), to their daughter and son-in-law; Frederick Sturges and Mary Reed Fuller, to their son-in-law and daughter; Andrew Chalmers Wilson and Mary Fuller Sturges Wilson, to her first cousin once-removed and her first cousin; Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Fuller Parker to their son, the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John van Cortlandt Parker, Luman Reed's great-great-great-grandson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group