On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Visions and Myths of a Nation, 1800–1890
with handle: 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (10.5 x 8.9 x 19.1 cm)
without handle: 3 13/16 x 3 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. (9.7 x 8.9 x 16.2 cm) (show scale)
Outside base is marked with a small "P" in pale blue under the glaze.
Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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Gousse Bonnin. Sauce Boat, 1771-1772. Porcelain, with handle: 4 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (10.5 x 8.9 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 42.412. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.412_SL1.jpg)
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Sauce boat, white earthenware, boat shaped body, elongated spout, double scroll handle, flared foot, C scrolls in relief on each side enclosing a Chinese landscape in zaffer blue, there are scattered flowers in blue, the interior has a design in blue of a tree, painted in a Chinese style.
Condition: Fair, base chipped, chip on inside of lip, lower scroll of handle cracked, under base discolored by age. See lab report on file.
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