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Sauceboat and Stand

Description

"Commerce" pattern of blue transfer print on white body; floral and wavy line borders; central scene of group of figures (possibly traders) at center with two sailing vessels at right with dock areas at foreground; background shows Far Eastern buildings; possibly representing the China trade. 3A) Gravy boat with modified but similar dock scene with boat at right and village in background; pronounced elongated spout and scalloped foot. 3B) Deep stand form, with molded and scrolled handles at ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1870
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
architectural elements
Architecture
architecture (object genre)
business (commercial function)
Chinese export
Commerce
Earthenware
earthenware
SAUCEBOAT
sauceboats
Staffordshire
Trade
Transfer Printed
transfer printing
Dimensions
4.125 x 6.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1044.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5945

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Commerce

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