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Sauce boat: C.97-2015

Object information

Awaiting location update


Maker: Unknown




White salt-glazed stoneware sauce boat on three feet. Moulded with Bacchus and an owl mid fruiting vines


History note: Formerly on loan to the museum since 2006

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Sir and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Height: 67 cm
Length: 16.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th century
Circa 1750 - 1755

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.97-2015
Primary reference Number: 208663
Old object number: 26
Old loan number: AAL.97-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 3 May 2016 Updated: Tuesday 26 March 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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