03-06-2011 03-06-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2538B Boston
March 6, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Rose Medallion Porcelain Well and Tree Platter

$948$800
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Rose Medallion Porcelain Well and Tree Platter, China, c. 1869, oval platter with Rose Medallion pattern of court figures and flowers, the center with a round reserve inscribed with conjoined gilt initials "FHB," for Fanny Hazard Bond, ht. 2 1/2, 14 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.

Provenance: The platter reportedly was once part of a dinner service given as a wedding present to Fanny Hazard Bond, who in 1869 married Ephraim Ward Bond. Fanny is related to Colonel Augustus George Hazard, who was head of the Hazard Powder Company in Hazardville, a section of Enfield, Connecticut.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Tree Platter, China, Rose Medallion, Ephraim Ward Bond, Colonel, Connecticut, head, Enfield, Hazard Powder Company, Hazardville, Augustus George Hazard