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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Phosphatic soft-paste porcelain, press-moulded and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.576-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 1, shelf 7

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain, with wavy rim and loop handle. The outside is moulded in relief with roses and columbines. The inside is painted in underglaze blue with flowers and a border of rosette pattern round the rim. A spray of flowers on the underside of the mouth. Blue border round the exterior rim and foot.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1765-1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Bow Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Phosphatic soft-paste porcelain, press-moulded and painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Width: 8.9 cm, Length: 18.5 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, phosphatic soft-paste porcelain, press-moulded and painted in underglaze blue, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, England, ca. 1765-1770

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

Young, Hilary. English porcelain, 1745-95: its makers, design, marketing and consumption. London: V&A Publications, 1999 (Printed by Clifford Press). ISBN: 1851772820, Plate 52, p. 120 & 211.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Roses

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Food vessels & Tableware; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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