Gravy Boat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4663

Description

Elongated oval form with scalloped edge; molded ribbed body terminating in flaring spouted mouth; flat bottom; molded C-scroll handle with underglaze blue decoratiaon; diapered exterior border; interior rim decorated with cross-hatched band; blue line border at foot; Willow pattern; underglaze blue decorated interior with oval landscape scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
porcelain
underglazing
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Willow
SAUCEBOAT

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 x 3.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.822