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Sauceboat

1971.977.138 (RS117947)

Description

.138) Leaf-shaped sauce boat with a C-scroll handle. Cobalt blue decoration and cross hatch border without scallops. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1830
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
floral patterns
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
SAUCEBOAT
sauceboats
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.375 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.138
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12428

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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