Sauceboat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1829-1845

GUSN

GUSN-15884

Description

Ironstone China sauceboat. Green transfer-print pattern "Napoleon's Battles" depicting a scene from the battle of Marengo with Napoleon seated backward in a chair on the battlefield. Green transfer-print border of flowers, ribbon, urns and goddesses. Manufactured by Charles James Mason and Company, England.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
ironstone (pottery)
Dish, Serving
Sauceboat
Napoleonic Wars
Goddess
Sauceboat

Inscription

"NAPOLEON'S BATTLES/ NEW STONE CHINA/ C.J.M. & Co / N" [text surrounds crown] (Pattern name / Maker's Mark)

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Title Cup and saucer Accession Number 1927.505.1-.2
Title Soup plate Accession Number 1927.504
Title Dinner plate Accession Number 1927.503
Title Plate Accession Number 1943.301

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Lane Delph, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 7 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anne Bartlett Tubbs

Accession Number

1927.506

Date

1829-1845 (Per maker's mark)

Places

Marengo (Alessandria province, Piedmont, Italy) [general region]
Pocasset (Bourne, Barnstable county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]