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Silver sauce boat, by Matthew West

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An image of Sauce Boat. West, Matthew, silversmith, probably, Ireland, Dublin. A deep oval with gadroon edged border; the sides undecorated; standing on three cast scroll legs with shell capitals and hoof feet; with leaf capped double scroll handle; the base scratch engraved with the initials 'D' over 'TG'. Silver, height, to top of handle, 10.8 cm, width, from lip to handle, 15.6 cm, weight, overall, 220 g, circa 1770-1786. Rococo.

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Sauce Boat. West, Matthew, silversmith, probably, Ireland, Dublin. A deep oval with gadroon edged border; the sides undecorated; standing on three cast scroll legs with shell capitals and hoof feet; with leaf capped double scroll handle; the base scratch engraved with the initials 'D' over 'TG'. Silver, height, to top of handle, 10.8 cm, width, from lip to handle, 15.6 cm, weight, overall, 220 g, circa 1770-1786. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.31-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D70
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 777 pixels
  • Image width: 876 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 526.95kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • Captured: 2007:06:28 11:26:04

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18th Century capitals cast engraved engraving feet Fitz_AA floral flowers foot gadrooned gadroons Georgian handle handled hoof hooves Irish leaf leaves Matthew West raised sauce boat sauce-boat sauceboat service ware serving piece shells Silver silverware spout spouted tableware three-legged

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