Partial dinner service, ca. 1800–1815
Attributed to Dihl et Guérhard, Paris (1781–ca. 1824)
Purchase, Solomon Grossman Gift, in memory of Berry B. Tracy, and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1994 (1994.480.1a,b–.16)
This now-partial dinner service originally contained more than 125 pieces, including dinner and soup plates, sauceboats, tureens, platters, serving dishes, and butter dishes on stands.
Porcelain dinner services made in Europe and Asia for the American market typically included motifs that resonated with consumers in the United States.