Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: dessert dish
Overall: 1 3/4 x 7 x 10 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 17.8 x 26.4 cm )
painted: on bottom: a ribbon-tied emblem inside of blue borders
Scalloped-edged diamond shaped porcelain dish painted in underglaze blue of varying intensity in a complicated pattern of petal-shaped panels, large "cracked ice" border witn concentric sets of stylized leaf and petal design containing a central stylized flower (Kangxi Lotus Pattern); the exterior has floral sparys with a blue border top and bottom; ribbon-tied emblem inside blue painted borders.
The pattern on the dish is called the "Kangxi Lotus" pattern, a close copy of an 18th century Chinese design.
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
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