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Sauce boat: EC.12-1946

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Leeds Pottery

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Description

Cream-coloured earthenware, moulded lead-glazed and decorated in green glaze. The sauce boat is in the shape of a swimming or sitting duck. The body is a cream, and the neck, head and beak are coloured green.

Notes

History note: J. R. Kidson, 116 Albion Street, Leeds.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Ethel Adela Harding

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.7 cm
Length: 19.7 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946-05-15) by Harding, Ethel Adela, Mrs

Dating

18th Century, Late
Circa 1780 CE - 1790 CE

Note

Accession as Leeds, and by a cataloguer 'Queried whether by Josiah Wedgwood, a suggestion later rejected.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of copper-oxide

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware
Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Lead-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.12-1946
Primary reference Number: 76873
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 July 2017 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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