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Sauceboat

1932.2237 (RS206928)

Description

Earthenware sauceboat with green, transfer-print "Oriental" pattern. Interior border of small flowers with a small "Oriental" landscape on interior of the spout. Each side of the exterior is printed with a landscape with buildings beside a river and figures and a pack camel in the foreground. Maker's mark with an urn, beehive and the text "Ridgeways Orient England" printed on bottom.

Details

Maker
William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)
Date
1891-1920
Inscriptions
"RIDGWAYS / ORIENTAL / W.R. / ENGLAND" (Maker's mark with urn and beehive.)
Location of origin
Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
Descriptive terms
Camel
Dish, Serving
Earthenware
earthenware
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Oriental
Orientalism
Sauceboat
sauceboats
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2237
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Curtis
GUSN
35214

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