Sugar bowl and lid

Object Number: 
1957.291cd
Date: 
1760-1775
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 12.1 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on bottom: hatched crescent
Description: 
Porcelain bowl and its ogee-shaped lid with open-flower finial is transfer-printed in underglaze blue with the "Three Flowers" pattern; and the lid is printed in the "Fence" pattern; a double blue painted line outlines the inerior circumference of the bowl and exterior circumference of the top.
Gallery Label: 
In later years (from the 1770's) on, the sugar bowl cover became more domed and less flat.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group