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Sauce boat

Sauce boat

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Pennington's factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1224-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 5

Physical description

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. With a wavy outline and edge, and a scroll handle. Painted on one side with a figure and a tree, and on the other side with a figure and palisade in Chinese style, in green, brown, red, blue, yellow and black.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

John Pennington's factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Dimensions

Length: 12.1 cm, Width: 6.9 cm

Descriptive line

Sauce boat of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, John Pennington, Liverpool, ca. 1775

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

For this sauceboat shape and decoration, see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), no. 349, where dated ca. 1780-85
For this model, see Hillis, Maurice. Liverpool Porcelain, 1756-1804. 2011, pl. 8.89, where dated ca. 1775-80

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Enamels

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Figure; Palisade; Tree

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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