Made at Chelsea Manufactory (England, active 1745–1769)
Object Place: Europe, England
Height x length: 12.7 × 17.8 cm (5 × 7 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Sauceboat, “silver pattern” of elliptical shape with double scroll handle and pointed lip. On splayed foot with raised scrolls and goat’s heads, raised garlands on body. Painted with insects and star-like flowers, butterfly hides a fire crack at rim, a large butterfly inside. Brown rim and upper edge of base.
Mark: incised triangle in base, spectral triangle under glaze.
By 1925, possibly Claud Heneage [see note 1]. By 1952, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 2]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)
 A similar sauceboat is illustrated in R. Blunt ed., "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925) from the Heneage Collection.
 From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection