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Sauce tureen

Object Number: 
1943.162ab
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. ( 16.5 x 27.3 x 13 cm )
Description: 
Wrought Sheffield plate sauce tureen with cover; oval, boat-shaped body with an applied gadrooned band around the rim; on a stepped, oval pedestal base with inscribed rings around the edge; two molded loop handles applied at each end; domed, oval lid with a ball finial on the top; semi-circular cut out at one end to hold a ladle; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
This sauce tureen belonged to Martha Pintard Bayard, the great-grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabel G. Dod
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group