Also Called :

Vegetable Dishes, Open Serving Dishes, Open Vegetable Dishes

Rarity :

Scarce

Age :

Early to Mid 19th Century

Price Range :

$300.-$600. Depending on size.

Dimensions :

Left to Right:

10 1/8″ wide x 12 5/8″ long x 2″ high

8 5/8″ wide x 11″ long x 1 5/8″ high

6 3/4″ wide x 9 1/4″ long x 1 1/4″ high

 

Weight :

Left to Right: 3 lbs. 6 oz.——-2 lbs. 1 oz.——-1 lb. 4 oz.

Provenance :

Left to Right:

Sotheby’s, NYC-1965

Lawrence Auction, Ridgefield, CT-1988

1989

Availability :

 

Description:  We call the three differently shaped open serving dishes with wide rims: “Open Vegetable Dishes”. There are octagonal, round and oblong shapes. They will be shown separately. The octagonal dishes we have seen range in length from 9 1/4″ to 12 5/8″. There may be smaller or larger ones, time will tell.

The largest dish shown here has a 7/16″ wide rim, the smallest has a 1/4″ wide rim. All rims are decorated with a blue border and all bottoms of the dishes are unglazed. There are no outside side decorations. They are all attractive and useful on the diner table.

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