Sauceboat and Stand

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1870

GUSN

GUSN-5945

Description

"Commerce" pattern of blue transfer print on white body; floral and wavy line borders; central scene of group of figures (possibly traders) at center with two sailing vessels at right with dock areas at foreground; background shows Far Eastern buildings; possibly representing the China trade. 3A) Gravy boat with modified but similar dock scene with boat at right and village in background; pronounced elongated spout and scalloped foot. 3B) Deep stand form, with molded and scrolled handles at ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sauceboats
earthenware
transfer printing
architecture (object genre)
architectural elements
Chinese export
business (commercial function)
Earthenware
Staffordshire
Commerce
Commerce
Trade
Transfer Printed
Architecture
SAUCEBOAT

Pattern

Commerce

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

4.125 x 6.25 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1044.3AB