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Object Name: Sugar bowl
Date: 1775-1785
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Medium: Porcelain
Dimensions: Overall: 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 13.7 x 9.8 cm )
Place made: England, Worcester
Description: Soft paste porcelain sugar bowl and modified ogee lid surmounted by an upright open flower finial with two applied leaves at its base; both parts printed in underglaze blue with a large and a small floral spary on each part; the exterior cover and interior bowl rim are double banded with painted blue lines; printed butterflies are on the bowl; "the three flowers pattern"; marked with the capital letter C.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Object Number: 1957.292ab
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Marks: painted: on bottom: capital letter "C"

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This piece is from an assembled set of Worcester blue and white soft paste porcelain assembled by collector Edmund Astley Prentis (1883-1967). This sugar bowl has a distinctive shape because it is smaller and more vertical than sugar bowls of this time period.