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Sauce boat

Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-80 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted with enamels and moulded in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:746-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 12, shelf 5

Physical description

Sauce boat of porcelain, painted with enamels and moulded in relief, and of oval form with a curved projecting lip and loop handle moulded with foliage and bead ornament, and on either side is a festoon of flowers in relief, enclosing a bouquet and painted sprays, and floral sprays are also painted beneath the lip and handle.

Place of Origin

Bristol (made)

Date

ca. 1775-80 (made)

Artist/maker

Bristol porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted with enamels and moulded in relief

Marks and inscriptions

A cross
In overglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm, Length: 17.5 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:746/A-1885 (Sch. I 740A).
These two pieces were purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from MacCarthy, Cheltenham for £1 in January 1869

Descriptive line

Sauce boat of porcelain, painted with enamels and moulded in relief, and of oval form with a curved projecting lip and loop handle, made by Bristol porcelain factory, Bristol, ca. 1775-80

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

For this sauceboat shape, see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), no. 393, where dated ca. 1775-80

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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