Gravy boat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-188210

Description

Oval sauceboat with blue transfer-printed diamond patterned bands with spearhead border. "AQ" monogram in shield. Scalloped rim. Blue and metallic gold hand-painting.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
porcelain
transfer printing
hand-painted
Chinoiserie
Sauceboat

Inscription

"AQ" (Gold painted monogram.)

Associated Building

Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

8.2
EQ2

People and Organizations

Metropolitan Moving & Storage

Quincy, Abigail Phillips, 1745-1798
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2 x 7 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

2009.5.2.2

Places

Lowestoft (Suffolk, England, United Kingdom)