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Sauceboat: C.3121-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Lowestoft Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain sauceboat, moulded with decoration in relief, transfer-printed, and painted underglaze in blue with floral motifs.

Soft-paste porcelain sauceboat, moulded in relief and transfer-printed and painted underglaze in blue. The oval sauceboat has pinched lip spout and strap handle with scroll thumbpiece, and stands on a waisted oval foot. The sides are moulded with rococo panels edged with scrolls and flowers, containing printed sprays of flowers, a chinoiserie landscape beneath the spout. The interior is printed in the centre with a flower spray, a lambrequin border inside the spout. The side rims are painted with floral meander borders.

Notes

History note: Bought from Mr Jolley in Cambridge, on May 25th 1910, for £1.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.3 cm
Length: 21.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lowestoft ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1780 CE

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded with decoration in relief, transfer-printed, and painted underglaze in blue
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3121-1928
Primary reference Number: 38333
Old object number: 3160, vol. 10
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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