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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1778-82 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.574-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 7, shelf 3

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain, fluted, with scalloped edge and loop handle. Transfer-printed in underglaze blue with a landscape inside, and a wide formal border outside; painted with cresting within the rim and at the foot.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)

Date

ca. 1778-82 (made)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Length: 15.6 cm, Height: 5.4 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, soft-paste porcelain, transfer-printed and painted in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1778-82

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

For this sauceboat shape, see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), no. 301-2, where dated ca. 1778-82

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Transfer-printed

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations); Borders (ornament areas); Cresting

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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