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Creamboat, Creamboat with "Pylon Tree" Pattern

This is a creamboat. It was manufactured by Bow Porcelain Manufactory and Caughley Porcelain Factory. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.1 × 11.6 × 6 cm (2 in. × 4 9/16 in. × 2 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] one or two dots, painted in underglaze blue

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Creamboat, Creamboat with "Pylon Tree" Pattern; Manufactured by Bow Porcelain Manufactory (England, GB, United Kingdom), Caughley Porcelain Factory; porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D: 5.1 × 11.6 × 6 cm (2 in. × 4 9/16 in. × 2 3/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-431-b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Foreign Exchange.

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