Tea bowl and saucer

English
about 1765–70
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

4.44 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1982.78a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Kempthorne pattern. Soft-paste porcelain, underglaze blue, green and red enamel with gilding of oriental style flower sprays and diapered borders.

Inscription

Paper labels: "Price L28," "7219/Dr. Wall/Tea Bowl/& Saucer," and two with lengthy text naming pattern and referring to steatite.

Markings

Mark: underglaze blue fretted square.

Provenance

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson to the MFA in 1982 (Accession Date: January 13, 1982)

Credit Line

Bequest of Janet M. Wolfson