Sauceboat

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1859

GUSN

GUSN-50707

Description

Transfer-print sauceboat, in underglaze blue, of molded oblong Neo-Rococo form on raised scroll-molded foot, w/ double scroll handle, w/ China-trade scene and floral border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
transfer printing
tin (metal)
Earthenware
Molded
Transfer Printed
Tin Glazed
SAUCEBOAT

Inscription

Impressed and transfer-printed on bottom underside: Impressed: Indistinct ""Alcock"" impressed w/ beehive design. Transfer-printed: Indistinct mark indicating the pattern name (""Commerce?""); w/in scalloped oval.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Samuel Alcock & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Burslem, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

4.75 x 7.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.168