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Gravy boat

2009.5.2.2 (RS212405)

Description

Oval sauceboat with blue transfer-printed diamond patterned bands with spearhead border. "AQ" monogram in shield. Scalloped rim. Blue and metallic gold hand-painting.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
"AQ" (Gold painted monogram.)
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.).
Material
hand-painted
porcelain
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Lowestoft (Suffolk, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
hand-painted
porcelain
Sauceboat
sauceboats
transfer printing
People and organizations
Metropolitan Moving & Storage
Quincy, Abigail Phillips, 1745-1798
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Dimensions
2 x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.5.2.2
GUSN
188210

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