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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1758-62 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 7

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain, wavy outline and edge; scroll handle. Painted in underglaze blue with pine trees, peonies and palisade in Chinese style.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1758-62 (made)


Vauxhall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue


Length: 12.7 cm, Width: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, made by Vauxhall porcelain factory, England (London), ca. 1758-62

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

For this sauceboat or pattern, see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), cat. 280, where dated ca. 1758-62


Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Peonies; Trees, Pine; Palisades


Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware


Ceramics Collection

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