Fruit Bowl on Stand

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Neoclassical style; 1800-1820
Longport (Staffordshire) England; Davenport

Bowls made to contain fruit in the late 18th or early 19th centuries usually had “reticulated” or pierced sides. This is one of a pair that is part of a large dessert service purchased for Hampton around 1805.

Porcelain. Fruit Bowl: H 11, W 27, D 16.5 cm; Platter: H 2, W 19, L 25.5 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 1240, 1244