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Sauce boat or cream jug
  • Sauce boat or cream jug
    Longton Hall porcelain factory
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Sauce boat or cream jug

  • Place of origin:

    Longton (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Longton Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.561-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case E, shelf 2

Physical description

Sauce boat or cream jug of soft-paste porcelain, the outside moulded with vine-leaves, the edges and veins picked out in colour. Base unglazed. Stalk handle restored.

Place of Origin

Longton (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Longton Hall porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm, Length: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat or cream jug, soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue, made by Longton Hall porcelain factory, Longton, ca. 1755.

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

Bemrose, William Longton Hall porcelain. London [etc.] Bemrose and sons ltd., 1906, illUs. N. XXX.
For this shape, see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), no. 248, where dated ca. 1755

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Glazed; Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Vine-leaves

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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