Sauce Taureen and Cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-12421

Description

.133AB) Sauce tureen and cover. Oval, with a domed top and modified eagle's head finial. Body tapers toward the base, it has two hog's head handles and a flared domed base. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauce tureens
porcelain
boats
Canton (Chinese painting style)
cross-hatching
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
pig
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
Canton
Eagle
Pig
TUREEN, SAUCE AND COVER

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.75 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.133AB