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Sauce Boat (England), ca. 1750

This is a Sauce boat. It was manufactured by Bow factory. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1979. Its medium is glazed and gilt porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16.5 × 19.5 × 9.5 cm (6 1/2 × 7 11/16 × 3 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Faintly incised arrow or shaft on underside of foot rim.

Cite this object as

Sauce Boat (England), ca. 1750; Manufactured by Bow Porcelain Factory (England, GB, United Kingdom); glazed and gilt porcelain; H x W x D: 16.5 × 19.5 × 9.5 cm (6 1/2 × 7 11/16 × 3 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund; 1979-18-2

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