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Shell dishes

Shell dishes
Title
Shell dishes
Date 
1768-1770
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 13.3 cm )
Description 
Two molded shell-shaped porcelain dishes with continous footrims and raised rims functioning as handles with underglaze blue stylized peony in the center surrounded five deep blue leaves and wavy deep blue border outlining the interior rim with blue cross hatched diaper border at the handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr.Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number 
1957.294ab
Gallery Label 
These dishes are the only examples of Lowestoft porcelain manufacturing in this collection.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group