This is a nice Austrian porcelain covered vegetable bowl or casserole with handles. It has a garland of pink and white flowers around the rim and a ring of gold above the flowers and around the rim. The edge is scalloped. The background is bright white. The back has the manufacturer's mark – a crown, with two shields, Vienna and Austria.
There were reportedly four New York importers that used this mark. They were PH Leonard, Bawo & Dotter, Charles L. Dwenger and Paul A. Straub & Co. The mark was used on Vienna China from Count Thun's factory in KláSterec.
This may be pattern VNN9 or AU56.
It dates to around the early 1900's.
It measures approximately 6 ½" wide by 9" long. From handle to handle it measures approximately 11 ½".
The condition is good. There are no chips or cracks. There is normal wear on the gold gilt and utensil marks.
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