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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.815-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 6

Physical description

Sauce boat in soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue. In the form of a nautilus shell, moulded in relief at the base with scallop shells and acanthus leaves. A scallop shell under the lip all outlined in blue. Painted with two small detached flowering sprays outside and another inside at the bottom. Border of the diaper and floral pattern inside the edge.

Place of Origin

Derby (made)

Date

ca. 1765 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue and moulded

Dimensions

Length: 8.3 cm without handle, Width: 5.1 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat in soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1765.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Diaper; Scallop; Flowers; Shell; Acanthus

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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