Sauceboat

English
about 1758
Made at Liverpool (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

5.71 x 15.87 cm (2 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1988.973

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with under-glaze blue decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Modeled in relief with busts, Duke of Marlboroguh and Commodore Howe, on each side, scrolls, flags, etc. Decoration commemorates combined operations carried out against the French ports on the Channel (Cherbourg, St. Malo, etc.) during the Seven Years’ War in 1758.

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From December 27, 1972, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection