Sauceboat

English
about 1745–49
Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745-1769)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

18.41 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.712

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Double-handled sauceboat, double-ipped, on quatrefoil foot. Kakiemon decoration of wheat-sheaf, phoenix and tiger patterns, brown lines. Inside “HoHo” bird with flowers and insects.

Inscription

Labels on underside: "English Ceramic Circle 1948, no. 204"

"Chelsea China Exhibition/Royal Hospital Chelsea/June-July/Festival 1951. Exhibit no. 5"

Markings

Mark: triangle mark painted in blue enamel on bottom

Provenance

By 1931, in the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Bellamy Gardner. Sold Sotheby's London (June 12, 1941), lot 36. By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection