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Pattern Name: Boston State House

Pattern Category: Places

Object Type: Dinner and Dessert Wares


  • Diameter: 9.875 inches


A serving bowl like this one, flat and wide with high straight sides, is commonly called a potato bowl among American collectors.  It is more thickly potted than other serving pieces, in theory to better support the weight of the potatoes, though of course it could have been used for a number of purposes.