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Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: pickle dish

Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: pickle dish
Title
Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: pickle dish
Date 
1770-1775
Medium 
Porcelain
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 7 x 13.3 cm )
Description 
Press molded scallop shell-shaped porcelain pickle dish with scrolled shell end as a handle; printed in underglaze blue with pictures of garden produce (melons, berries, nuts, mushrooms) and leaves inside, with feathered painted blue border; mark in the form of a hatched crescent in blue.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number 
1957.295
Marks 
painted: in blue: hatched crescent
Gallery Label 
This piece may be considered rare because this print appears only on this shape of dish.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group