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Sauce boat

2005.13.5AB (RS207259)

Description

Cream porcelain with brown enamel trim sauceboat and lid. Oval with curved handles that meet at a curved foot plate. Leaf pattern in brown enamel on handle seam and lid top, brown bands on lid tiers and boat mouth, foot and plate edge. Lid has two tiers and lid loop for a finger. Deep cup for sauce and semi-circular lid cut-out, for a serving spoon or ladle, and a corresponding cut-out on lid top. Underside has kylix-like hollow fingerhole for handling. Imprinted "WEDGWOOD/ [V]" on underside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1812-1830
Inscriptions
"WEDGWOOD/ [V]" (Clay impressed)
Material
ceramic glaze
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
ceramic glaze
Dish, Serving
hand-painted
porcelain
Sauceboat
sauceboats
Dimensions
5 7/8 x 9 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2005.13.5AB
Credit Line
Estate of Gretchen Stone Cook (Mrs. Cheney E. Cook)
GUSN
181404

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