Egg-drainer; porcelain; moulded shallow circular dish perforated with holes in the bottom and with a shell-shaped handle; painted under the glaze in blue; oriental lake scene with two islands with houses in the background and two boats in the foreground; band of patterned panels round the rim; shallow footrim.
- 1772-1799 (circa)
- Factory in: Caughley
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Shropshire,Ironbridge,Caughley)
- Height: 1.7 centimetres
- Diameter: 7.6 centimetres
For similar shapes see Geoffrey Godden 'Caughley and Worcester Porcelains 1775-1800' (London 1969) pl. 119. Example also on the V&A website. Possibly Worcester.
Chip to footrim.
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