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)
painted: in blue, workman's mark: circle above two straight lines connected by a stick
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)
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
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