Also Called :

Relish Dishes, Eel Dishes, Celery Dishes

Rarity :

Scarce

Age :

Early to Mid 19th Century

Price Range :

$80.-$150. Depending on size.

Dimensions :

Left to Right:

6 1/4″ wide x 10 7/8″ long x 1″ high

5 7/8″ wide x 10 3/8″ long x 1″ high

4 5/8″ wide x 9″ long x 1″ high

4″ wide x 81/4″ long x 7/8″ high

Weight :

Left to Right: 1 lb 2 oz.—–1 lb. 1 oz.—–12 oz.—–10 oz.

Provenance :

Left to Right:

The Porter’s, Beverley, MA-1966

2006

Good & Hutchinson, MA-1965

2006

Availability :

ALL SOLD

Description:   Several names have been given to these elongated octagonal, narrow dishes: Celery, Relish & Eel.  Take your pick but, over the years I have heard celery used the most. There is another variation of these celery, relish, eel dishes, the elongated oval dish which is discussed on another page. They are even rarer than these octagonals.

Celery dishes are quite scarce and are seldom seen. They all have unglazed bottoms.

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