Tea bowl and saucer

Object Number: 
1957.306ab
Date: 
1752-1765
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a: Tea bowl): 1 7/8 × 3 1/4 in. (4.8 × 8.3 cm) Overall (b: Saucer): 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Marks: 
painted: in blue, workman's mark: circle above two straight lines connected by a stick
Description: 
Fluted porcelain tea bowl and saucer painted in underglaze blue in the "Prunus Root" pattern, a root-like vine with occasional blooms and insects; interior bowl rim is decorated with two sprays and an insect with root in center; painted blue circle above two straight lines connected by a stick( possibly workman's mark)
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group