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Tea bowl and saucer

Object Number: 
1957.306cd
Date: 
1753-1760
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (c: Tea bowl): 1 in. × 4 7/8 in. (2.5 × 12.4 cm) Overall (d: Saucer): 1 3/4 in. × 3 in. (4.4 × 7.6 cm)
Marks: 
painted: on saucer and bowl: workman's marks
Description: 
Porcelain tea bowl and saucer painted in underglaze blue with large sprays of petaled flowers in the saucer interior and bowl exterior and a scrolling painted blue border on interior rims of both; the center of the bowl has a small painted flower; workmen's mark on saucer and bowl.
Gallery Label: 
The workman's marks date these pieces to the first decade of Worcester production.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group