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Rococo Revival Style, 1830-1850

This cache pot may have been purchased by Eliza Ridgely on one of her four trips abroad. It demonstrates her love of French porcelains and floral motifs. It would have held a specimen plant, perhaps brought in from Hampton’s greenhouses.

Porcelain. H 19.4, Dia 20.3 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 11480