Sauceboat

English (London)
1736–37
Possibly by Robert Pilkington, Possibly by Richard Pargeter


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

9.8 x 20.4 x 12.2 cm (3 7/8 x 8 1/16 x 4 13/16 in.) Weight: 354.4 gm (11oz 8 dwt)

Accession Number

19.1385

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Each sauceboat has a low oval body, raised from sheet, a cut, shaped rim, and a broad curved pouring lip. The body rests on three cast legs shell mounts and applied shell feet. The cast handle is formed of a series of leaf-capped scrolls.

Inscription

Engraved on the underside of each, "From/ Mrs. Anna Winslow,/ To her Nephew/ Joshua Green/ 1802."

Markings

On underside, maker's mark RP (Grimwade 2405); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter a.

Provenance

Anna Winslow (1728-1816) by 1802, Joshua Green (1764-1847), by descent to Samuel Abbott Green (1830-1918), Bequest of Samuel A. Green to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 4, 1919)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. Samuel A. Green