Tea bowl and saucer

Object Number: 
1957.306gh
Date: 
1775-1785
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall (a: Tea bowl): 3 in. (7.6 cm) Overall (b: Saucer): 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on bowl and saucer: hatched crescent
Description: 
Porcelain tea bowl and saucer printed in underglaze blue with "Mother and Child" pattern; the rims are painted in blue; center interior of bowl is printed with a bowl of fruit; marked in the form of a printed hatched crescent on bowl and saucer.
Gallery Label: 
This saucer and tea bowl have a whiter glaze and a yellow paste which means the manufacturer could be possibly be Caughley.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group