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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760-ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and transfer-printed in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.569-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain, with wavy outline and scroll handle. Moulded in relief with a scale pattern and fluting, and with scrolls forming reserved compartments in which are transfer-printed, on the sides are flowering plants, trees and palisades, and under the lip is a flowering spray; within the lip and at the bottom are flowering sprays.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1760-ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and transfer-printed in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Length: 15.9 cm, Width: 8.9 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and transfer-printed in underglaze blue, England (Liverpool), ca. 1760-1780

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Transfer-printed; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Scale pattern; Flowers; Scrolls (motifs); Trees; Palisades (outworks)

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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