Tureen and cover
Overall: 11 1/2 x 15 x 9 1/2 in. ( 29.2 x 38.1 x 24.1 cm )
Oval porcelain tureen and cover with flower and leaf knop; receded entwined handles with leaf and berry terminals; 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.
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.
Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr
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