Tea bowl and saucer

Object Number: 
1957.306ef
Date: 
1775-1785
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Part (saucer): 5 in. (12.7 cm) Part (tea bowl): 1 3/4 x 3 in. (4.4 x 7.6 cm)
Marks: 
painted: on bowl: hatched crescent painted: on saucer: hatched crescent, enclosing the letter L
Description: 
Porcelain tea bowl and saucer printed with "Mother and Child" pattern; the bowl exterior and saucer interior showing an oriental lady seated on a platform and standing child surrounded by large decorated vases and pedestals holding fruit and flowers ; the rims are painted in blue ; the tea bowl center interior is printed with a flower.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group