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Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: drainer dish

Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: drainer dish
Title
Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: drainer dish
Date 
1760-1770
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 in. ( 29.8 x 21.6 cm )
Description 
Molded oval basketweave porcelain drainer dish with scalloped rim having a set of molded leaves at each end; the form and stems picked out in painted underglaze blue, the center oval open in blue painted basketweave pattern surrounded by molded rope border from which molded archs extend to the rim; the rope molding is bordered by a painted cell design; and a scalloped blue painted border outlines the rim moldings; painted marks in the form of an an open crescent; footrim is pierced, probably recently, for a hanging display; use of this dish is unknown;
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number 
1957.296
Marks 
painted: on bottom: open crescent
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group