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Sauce Taureen and Cover

Item Information

Title:
Sauce Taureen and Cover
Description:
.133AB) Sauce tureen and cover. Oval, with a domed top and modified eagle's head finial. Body tapers toward the base, it has two hog's head handles and a flared domed base. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.
Date:
1834–1867
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
sauce tureens
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
boats
Canton (Chinese painting style)
cross-hatching
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
pig
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
Canton
Eagle
Pig
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
2.75 in. x 4.5 in. x 7 in. (H x W x L); 5.5 in. (H); 2 in. x 4.5 in. x 6.25 in. (H x W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.977.133AB
Identifier:
12421