Gravy boat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880 ?

GUSN

GUSN-18171

Description

Majolica gravy boat w/ green glaze in interior and around sides; white band around edge w/ incised labyrinth design; brown images in white band of boat, cloud and eye; yellow tri-foliate design in front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin (metal)
boats
cloud bands
eyes (motifs)
maiolica
Earthenware
Molded
Tin Glazed
Majolica
Boat
Cloud
Eye
SAUCEBOAT

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: [Japanese-like symbols--see worksheet]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.75 x 9.25 x 3.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2268