Tureen, cover and stand

Object Number: 
ca. 1820
Overall (a, b: Tureen and Cover): 5 7/8 × 7 3/8 × 4 7/8 in. (14.9 × 18.7 × 12.4 cm) Overall (c: Stand): 3/4 in. ×
painted: at center of roundels: "H"
Oval porcelain tureen with reeded entwined handles, cover with flower and leaf knop, and stand, decorated with pencilled trellis diaper and butterfly border ("Fitzhugh" pattern); on each side of tureen and cover and at center of stand is a roundel with spear and post border containing the initial "H".
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr given in memory of Mrs. W. Thorn Kissel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group