Sauceboat

Irish (Dublin)
1800
Marked by G & PW


Object Place: Europe, Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 10.6 cm x W. 17 cm x D. 8 cm (4 3/16 x 6 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Weight: 176 gm (5oz 14 dwt)

Accession Number

30.670

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The plain oval boat has a slightly everted bead-punched rim and rests on three shell-headed scrolled hoof feet. The leaf-capped double-scrolled handle is mounted to the rim on a shell support. The lower handle mount is surrounded by radiating linear punching.

Inscription

Engraved in monogram on side, ER.

Markings

On underside, maker's mark G&PW (Jackson, 1989ed, p643); Hibernia; harp crowned; date letter D.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall