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Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (Manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.764-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 6

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain, with wavy edge, scroll handle; the outside moulded in relief with scrollwork forming panels, in which are painted in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie landscapes. Inside, flowers and diaper borders; a landscape with angler at the bottom.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (Manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

'E' or a trident head

Dimensions

Length: 14 cm, Width: 7.9 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat, soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue, England, Worcester porcelain factory, ca. 1755

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Diaper-work; Figures; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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