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Sauce boat: EC.11-1946

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Leeds Pottery

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Description

Cream-coloured earthenware, moulded in two halves, painted with a little dark brown slip ? and lead-glazed. The sauceboat is in the shape of a swimming or seated duck. The eyes are coloured dark brown.

Notes

History note: J. R. Kidson, China Dealer, 116 Albion Street, Leeds; Mrs Ethel Adela Hardin, by whom bequeathed

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Ethel Adela Harding

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.7 cm
Length: 19.7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Leeds (Yorks.) ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946-05-15) by Harding, Ethel Adela, Mrs

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1790 CE

Components of the work

Eye

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label with a wide and a narrow circle around the edge; a horizontal line separates the hand-written text from the printed name and address

  • Text: Old/Leeds Pottery/Huntley Greens/Period, 1790 hand-written and printed J.R. KIDSON,/Antique China Dealer,/116, Al bion Street, LEEDS.
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: almost square white stick-on label

  • Text: 16790/8/10/.
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in faded black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.11-1946
Primary reference Number: 76860
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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