Sauceboat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1891-1920

GUSN

GUSN-35214

Description

Earthenware sauceboat with green, transfer-print "Oriental" pattern. Interior border of small flowers with a small "Oriental" landscape on interior of the spout. Each side of the exterior is printed with a landscape with buildings beside a river and figures and a pack camel in the foreground. Maker's mark with an urn, beehive and the text "Ridgeways Orient England" printed on bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Orientalism
Dish, Serving
Sauceboat
Earthenware
Transfer Printed
Camel
Oriental
Sauceboat

Inscription

"RIDGWAYS / ORIENTAL / W.R. / ENGLAND" (Maker's mark with urn and beehive.)

Maker

William Ridgway & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Shelton and Hanley, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Curtis

Accession Number

1932.2237

Places

County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]
County of Staffordshire (England, United Kingdom) [county]