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Pear-shaped bottle or guglet with a flared lip and a knop or concave collar at the top of the neck on a shallow foot ring, transfer-printed in underglaze cobalt blue. A cell-diaper band decorates the top of the neck above and below the knop on the neck; the band below the neck is elongated. On the front and back of the guglet is a large, loosely-gathered bouquet of flowers with a butterfly above. On each of the sides is a smaller flower sprig.

Date

1770-1790


People


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (soft-paste)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 9 7/8 in. x 5 in. x 5 in. (25.08 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm)


Credit

Purchase, 1949


Marks

An underglaze blue crescent is printed on the underside of the guglet.


Object Number

M-1540


Colors


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