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Sauce boat

Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1214-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 30, shelf 3

Physical description

Sauce boat of earthenware painted with enamels and in the form of a dolphin. The tail is looped over to form a handle, and the open mouth forms the spout. Oval foot. Picked out in green, red, crimson and yellow.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'Walker Minories'
Impressed on the foot-rim

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Length: 13.3 cm

Object history note

One of a pair with 414:1214/A-1885 (Sch. II 425A). The mark is that of London dealer William Walker.

Descriptive line

Sauce boat of earthenware painted with enamels and in the form of a dolphin, Staffordshire, ca. 1800.

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Dolphin

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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