Overall: 10 3/8 in. ( 26.4 cm )
painted: on bottom: hatched crescent
Deep form soft paste porcelain junket dish with scalloped border, the interior molded with three scallop shells in which fruits are printed in underglaze blue, and a center molded six-lobed circle printed with the "pine cone" pattern; six sprays of blue flowers are printed each below acorresponding curve of the rim;the outside is printed with large salad vegetables; the inside rim is apinted in underglaze blue dentil border; marked in the form of a hatched crescent.
This piece is from an assembled set of Worcester blue and white soft paste porcelain assembled by collector Edmund Astley Prentis (1883-1967). The more common shape of the junket dish had six molded scallop shells.
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
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