A Staffordshire saltglaze sauceboat, circa 1750-55
Lot 3
A Staffordshire saltglaze sauceboat, circa 1750-55
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,415) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Staffordshire saltglaze sauceboat, circa 1750-55
Of flat-bottomed and fluted form with a grooved strap handle, moulded in relief with branches bearing flowers and leaves picked out in bright enamels, the interior painted with bold flowers and a large winged insect, two iron red diaper panels below the interior rim, a feathery leaf below the spout, 17cm long (restored chip to lip)

Footnotes

  • A sauceboat in the white and taken from the same mould is illustrated by Diana Edwards and Rodney Hampson, White salt-glazed Stoneware of the British Isles (2005), p.175, colour pl.157. Shards of a sauceboat from a mould with slightly varying decoration have been excavated on the Deer Street site, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, now housed in the Strawbery Banke Museum, New Hampshire, no. A883
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