Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 x 11 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 5.1 x 29.5 cm )
painted: pseudo oriental crossings X's in underglaze blue
One of a pair of painted press molded diamond-shaped porcelain dishes with scalloped sides in the "Rubber Tree Plant" pattern; an underglaze blue decoration of broad veined leaves with central berries spray; trailing dark blue stems and vines and dark blue dentil rim border; exterior had four sets of wavy blue lines.
The patterns on these dishes are uncommon. As of 1989, no examples were known of in the public collections.
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
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