Saucers

Object Number: 
1957.303ab
Date: 
1775-1782
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
overall: 1 1/2 x 8 in.
Marks: 
painted: hatched crescent
Description: 
Two circular saucer porcelain dishes press molded into scalloped shaping decorated with central underglaze blue printed pine cones, pomegrantes, berries, and flowers; rim is decorated with five floral sprays; the scalloped circumference is bordered with a painted blue line; marked with a hatched crescent
Gallery Label: 
This shape of saucer wasn't introduced until the mid 1770's.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group