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Sauce boat

Sauce boat

  • Date:

    1875-1920 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sauce boat of porcelain, moulded in relief with gadrooning over which are flowers and foliage and raised lines outlining panels, in which are painted in underglaze blue with blurred landscapes in Chinese style; scroll handle, and scrolled edge moulded with shells.


1875-1920 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue


Length: 15.2 cm, Width: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue, probably a 19th or 20th century fake copying a Worcester sauce boat

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

Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th century, Wales: Gomer Press, 2009. See p. 134, fig. 213 for a Worcester sauceboat of very similar type painted with the 'Moored Boat' pattern, c. 1735. 'Sauceboats of this size were copied in the 19th or early 20th century in continental hard paste'.


Porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Shells; Foliage; Gadroons; Flowers; Landscapes


Ceramics; Porcelain


Ceramics Collection

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