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Object Name: Plates (8)
Date: ca. 1820
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Medium: Porcelain, overglaze enamels, gilding
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 10 in. ( 2.5 x 25.4 cm )
Place made: Asia, China
Description: Porcelain plates with dished rim; 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. "H" painted at center of roundel.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr given in memory of Mrs. W. Thorn Kissel
Object Number: 1985.4-12
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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.

Bibliography:

Howard, David Sanctuary. New York and the China Trade. New-York Historical Society in associate with Columbia Publishing Co. Inc., New Jersey, 1984, pg. 116.

Exhibitions:

Exhibited at the New York Historical Society, in "New York and the China Trade," 1984.