Sauceboat and tray
Part (Sauceboat): 4 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (10.2 x 22.2 x 15.9 cm)
Part (Tray): 1 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (3.8 x 26.7 x 1
Porcelain sauceboat and tray; sauceboat has pouring spout on each end and strap handle on each side; gilded edges; molded rope design near handles; oval foot; interior and exterior of sauceboat hand-painted in polychrome enamels with sea flora and fauna, including fish on interior, and seaweed, shell, and water insect on exterior. Pointed oval undertray with gilded edge; interior painted with seaweed, crab, and shell. Factory mark, decorator's mark, and Latin inscription on underside.
Gift of Ione Sutton, 1995
printed: in green on underside of sauceboat and tray: "H & Co."
painted: in red on underside of tray: "CRB"
written: in black enamel on underside of tray: "Ceramium"
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