Assembled Set of Worcester blue and White Soft Paste: pickle dish
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 7 x 13.3 cm )
painted: in blue: hatched crescent
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.
This piece may be considered rare because this print appears only on this shape of dish.
Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.