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Circular saucer with a plain rim and rounded sides on a shallow foot ring, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and gilt. At the center of the well is a blue berry sprig in a circular reserve originally framed by gilded line. The outside of the well features four additional blue berry sprigs and the remains of four gilded berry sprigs. The rim interior features a line of blue dots above a blue line, a chain of berries and foliage, and a gilt line. The edge of the rim is gilded.

Date

1785-1815


Geography


Material/Technique

Porcelain (soft-paste), gilt


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 1 13/16 in. x 5 1/4 in. x 5 1/4 in. (4.66 cm x 13.34 cm x 13.34 cm)


Credit

Gift of Annie Robertson Spotswood


Object Number

W-633


Colors


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