Gravy Boat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4664

Description

Elongated oval form with scalloped edge; molded ribbed body terminating in flaring spouted mouth; applied C-scroll handle with underglaze blue decoration; diapered border at exterior rim with blue line around foot; interior edge with diapered band; interior bottom with Willow pattern of oval landscape scene with boats, islands, pagodas, trees and mountains.

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

Dimensions

2.5 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.823