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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1752 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.461-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 6

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain, with wavy edge; moulded in relief with scrollwork, foliage and buildings in Chinese style; painted inside with floral spray and a border of formal flower and diaper-pattern.

Place of Origin

Bristol (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1752 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Length: 15.9 cm, Width: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue, probably Bristol, ca. 1752

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

For a closely related sauceboat pattern attributed to Bristol, see Nicholas Panes British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), cat. 181

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Scrollwork; Diaper-work; Buildings; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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