18th Century Japanese Fish Bone Bowls Set of 4, unmarked small fish shaped bowls. They originally would have been used to hold chicken or fish bones from the diners plate, but we love them for sauce bowls as well as. Break with tradition and use one for change, jewelry or trinkets. No matter how you use them, they are a gorgeous, rare and special addition to any Chinoiserie collection. Purchased from an Estate Sale in excellent antique condition.
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DIMENSIONS: 6" L x 3" W x 1.5" H
ERA: Late 18th Century 1850-1899 *unmarked
FACTS & HISTORY: A bone dish is a piece of tableware designed to accompany a plate. They were commonly used in the 19th century to hold fish or chicken bones discarded from the diner's main plate. Their shape and size also makes them convenient to use as a sauce bowl.