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Tea bowl and saucer

Tea bowl and saucer
Title
Tea bowl and saucer
Date 
1753-1760
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Part (saucer): 1 x 4 7/8 in. (2.5 x 12.4 cm) Part (tea bowl): 1 3/4 x 3 in. (4.4 x 7.6 cm)
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number 
1957.306cd
Marks 
painted: on saucer and bowl: workman's marks
Gallery Label 
The workman's marks date these pieces to the first decade of Worcester production.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group