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Gravy Boat

Item Information

Title:
Gravy Boat
Description:
Elongated oval form with scalloped edge; molded ribbed body terminating in flaring spouted mouth; applied C-scroll handle with underglaze blue decoration; diapered border at exterior rim with blue line around foot; interior edge with diapered band; interior bottom with Willow pattern of oval landscape scene with boats, islands, pagodas, trees and mountains.
Date:
1790–1830
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
underglazing
sauceboats
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
Canton (Chinese painting style)
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Underglazed
Canton
Willow
Places:
MaineYork (county)York Harbor
Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.)
Extent:
2.5 in. x 4 in. x 7.563 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 the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
Accession #:
1977.823
Identifier:
4664