|Object Name||Tureen, Sauce|
|Credit line||Gift of David Stockwell|
|Year Range from||1830|
|Year Range to||1834|
Small porcelain sauce tureen, lid, and dish that is decorated in an orange and white "Phoenix and Butterfly" pattern. The tureen has an oval-shaped body and stands on a smaller, raised oval foot. It has two side handles that are composed of two overlapping strips. The lid had a large central gilded knob. The dish is oval and decorated on the face with the orange and white "Phoenix and Butterfly" pattern.
|Dimensions||H-6 W-5.25 L-8.25 inches|
|Dimension Details||Greatest dimensions of tureen only; the dish measures 9 5/8" long x 7 1/2" wide x 1 3/8" high.|
|Owned||John Richardson Latimer|
Part of a set that descended in the family of John Richardson Latimer (1793-1865) of Wilmington, DE & Philadelphia, PA. Latimer was a merchant in the China trade who operated out of Philadelphia and shipped this set home on one of his own ships for his personal use. He is said to have acquired it in anticipation of his marriage to Elizabeth Caldwell Keppele of Philadelphia on July 18, 1834.
The porcelain remained in the Latimer family until it was acquired by the donor from Mr. Lerman Stewart (a descendant of Mary Latimer of Wilmington and Philadelphia).
John Richardson Latimer
Phoenix & Butterfly Pattern
|Material||Porcelain with orange underglaze and gilt decoration|
|Place of Origin||China|