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Object Name: Platter
Date: ca. 1820
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Medium: Porcelain, gilding
Dimensions: Overall: 3 × 18 1/2 × 16 in. (7.6 × 47 × 40.6 cm)
Place made: China
Description: Oval porcelain platter; 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.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Louise Starr given in memory of Mrs. W. Thorn Kissel
Object Number: 1985.15
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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, politician, and diarist.


"New York and the China Trade," New-York Historical Society, 1984.