Tea bowl and saucer
Overall (c: Tea bowl): 1 in. × 4 7/8 in. (2.5 × 12.4 cm) Overall (d: Saucer): 1 3/4 in. × 3 in. (4.4 × 7.6 cm)
painted: on saucer and bowl: workman's marks
Porcelain tea bowl and saucer painted in underglaze blue with large sprays of petaled flowers in the saucer interior and bowl exterior and a scrolling painted blue border on interior rims of both; the center of the bowl has a small painted flower; workmen's mark on saucer and bowl.
The workman's marks date these pieces to the first decade of Worcester production.
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
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