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Sauce boat

Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Hanley (made)

  • Date:

    1790-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heath, Joshua (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3100-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case F1, shelf 4

Physical description

Sauce boat of lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a Chinoiserie design. Eight-sided body with long projecting lip and rectangular loop handle. The sides are decorated with a boy riding a buffalo in a landscape partially repeated. On both sides of the rim and on the handle is a border of diaper ornament.

Place of Origin

Hanley (made)

Date

1790-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Heath, Joshua (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'IH'
in relief

Undecipherable mark
in relief

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm, Length: 17.1 cm

Object history note

This Joshua Heath sauceboat is decorated with the Buffalo Pattern

Descriptive line

Sauce boat of lead-glazed earthenware transfer-printed in underglaze blue, made at the factory of Joshua Heath, Hanley, 1790-1800.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

"Staffordshire Blue" - W.L. Little, Batsford. 1969, Plate 32

Labels and date

Sauce-boat
Possibly made at the factory of J. Heath, Hanley, Staffordshire, about 1790-1800
Mark: 'IH' and an undecipherable mark, in relief
Lead-glazed earthenware

3100-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware; Lead glaze

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Boys; Diaper; Landscape; Buffalo

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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