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Kidney-shaped dishes (2)

Object Number: 
INV.12872-12873
Date: 
1785-1795
Medium: 
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 10 3/4 x 8 in. ( 3.5 x 27.3 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: in blue on back: "5"
Description: 
Set of two kidney shaped dishes part of a porcelain dinner set; blue underglaze around the rim and blue underglaze flowers, and is decorated with gilded bands, swags, flowers, and other embellishments; all pieces have scalloped edges.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group