Tea bowl and saucer

Object Number: 
1957.306qr
Date: 
1780-1795
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a: Tea bowl): 2 in. × 3 1/4 in. (5.1 × 8.3 cm) Overall (b: Saucer): 1 1/8 × 5 1/4 in. (2.9 × 13.3 cm)
Description: 
Porcelain tea bowl and saucer printed in underglaze blue with floral sprays with a double interior rim border, also printed, in bowl and saucer of hatched cells above a hatched scrolled garland.
Gallery Label: 
Characteristics such as bright blue underglaze, pale yellow paste, and grainy glaze suggest that this object was manufactured in the late 18th century and possibly by Lowestoft.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group