Pickle DishMade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
American China Manufactory (Bonnin and Morris), Philadelphia, 1770 - 1772
Soft-paste porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
1950-32-1Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Rush, 1950
LabelPickle dishes held the pickled fruits and nuts served during the dessert course in colonial Philadelphia households. Unlike their more complex relative, the pickle stand, single pickle dishes could be easily moved about the table.
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