Junket dish

Title:
Junket dish
Date: 
1765-1780
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/8 in. ( 26.4 cm )
Description: 
Deep form soft paste porcelain junket dish with scalloped border, the interior molded with three scallop shells in which fruits are printed in underglaze blue, and a center molded six-lobed circle printed with the "pine cone" pattern; six sprays of blue flowers are printed each below acorresponding curve of the rim;the outside is printed with large salad vegetables; the inside rim is apinted in underglaze blue dentil border; marked in the form of a hatched crescent.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number: 
1957.298a
Marks: 
painted: on bottom: hatched crescent
Gallery Label: 
This piece is from an assembled set of Worcester blue and white soft paste porcelain assembled by collector Edmund Astley Prentis (1883-1967). The more common shape of the junket dish had six molded scallop shells.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group