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Gravy boat

1998.2268 (RS24210)

Description

Majolica gravy boat w/ green glaze in interior and around sides; white band around edge w/ incised labyrinth design; brown images in white band of boat, cloud and eye; yellow tri-foliate design in front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880 ?
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: [Japanese-like symbols--see worksheet]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
Cloud
cloud bands
Earthenware
earthenware
Eye
eyes (motifs)
glazing (coating)
maiolica
Majolica
Molded
molding (forming)
SAUCEBOAT
sauceboats
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
2.75 x 9.25 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2268
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18171

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