Partial dinner service

Maker: Attributed to Dihl et Guérhard (French, 1781–ca. 1824)

Date: ca. 1800–1815

Geography: Made in Paris, France

Culture: French, for American market

Medium: Porcelain

Classification: Ceramics

Credit Line: Purchase, Solomon Grossman Gift, in memory of Berry B. Tracy, and The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 1994

Accession Number: 1994.480.1a, b–.16

Description

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.

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