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Silver sauce boat with scrolls, leaves and flowers

Image attached to MAR.M.32-1912

An image of Sauce boat. W?, silversmith, Ireland, Dublin. The large, deep oval bowl has a gadroon edged border; the sides are embossed and chased with scrolls, leaves, flowers, matted diaperwork, scalework and a vacant cartouche on one side (later decorated). It stands on three cast and chased scroll legs with ornate shell capitals and scroll feet and has a chased leaf-capped triple scroll handle. Silver, height, to top of handle, 15.5 cm, width, from lip to handle, 22.5 cm, weight, overall, 560 g, circa 1750. Rococo.

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Sauce boat. W?, silversmith, Ireland, Dublin. The large, deep oval bowl has a gadroon edged border; the sides are embossed and chased with scrolls, leaves, flowers, matted diaperwork, scalework and a vacant cartouche on one side (later decorated). It stands on three cast and chased scroll legs with ornate shell capitals and scroll feet and has a chased leaf-capped triple scroll handle. Silver, height, to top of handle, 15.5 cm, width, from lip to handle, 22.5 cm, weight, overall, 560 g, circa 1750. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: MAR.M.32-1912
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D70
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 732 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 120.19kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • Captured: 2007:06:28 11:12:02

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18th Century capitals cartouche cast chased diaper work diaperwork embossed Fitz_AA floral flowers gadrooned gadroons Georgian handle handled Ireland Irish leaf leaves matted oval raised Roccoco Rococo sauce boat sauce-boat sauceboat scrolls service ware serving piece shells Silver silverware spout spouted tableware

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