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Dessert dishes

Object Number: 
1957.304b
Date: 
1770-1780
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 2 x 11 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 5.1 x 29.5 cm )
Marks: 
painted: pseudo oriental crossings X's in underglaze blue
Description: 
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.
Gallery Label: 
The patterns on these dishes are uncommon. As of 1989, no examples were known of in the public collections.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group