Sauce Boat

ca. 1765 (made)
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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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue and moulded
Brief Description
Sauce boat in soft-paste porcelain painted with underglaze blue, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1765.
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.
Dimensions
  • Without handle length: 8.3cm
  • Width: 5.1cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
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Collection
Accession Number
C.815-1925

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record createdAugust 14, 2008
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