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Sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1957.292ab
Date: 
1775-1785
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 13.7 x 9.8 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on bottom: capital letter "C"
Description: 
Soft paste porcelain sugar bowl and modified ogee lid surmounted by an upright open flower finial with two applied leaves at its base; both parts printed in underglaze blue with a large and a small floral spary on each part; the exterior cover and interior bowl rim are double banded with painted blue lines; printed butterflies are on the bowl; "the three flowers pattern"; marked with the capital letter C.
Gallery Label: 
This piece is from an assembled set of Worcester blue and white soft paste porcelain assembled by collector Edmund Astley Prentis (1883-1967). This sugar bowl has a distinctive shape because it is smaller and more vertical than sugar bowls of this time period.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group