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Creamboat Creamboat

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 soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4.4 × 10.6 × 5.8 cm (1 3/4 × 4 3/16 × 2 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] "13", painted in underglaze blue

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Creamboat Creamboat; Manufactured by Bow Porcelain Manufactory (England, GB, United Kingdom); soft paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D: 4.4 × 10.6 × 5.8 cm (1 3/4 × 4 3/16 × 2 5/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-431-a

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

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