Serving dish

Object Number: 
1957.297b
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. ( 8.9 x 38.7 cm )
Marks: 
maker's mark: hatched crescent
Description: 
Large porcelain circular two-lobed dish transfer-printed in underglaze blue with pine cones, pomegranates, and berries (the "pine cone" pattern) in center surrounded by flower sprays, butterflies, and an insect; broad rim decorated with blue printed floral sprays; circumference outlined with painted blue line.
Gallery Label: 
Worcester had mastered and excelled in the manufacture of large flatware by the end of the 1760s and had no English contemporary equal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group