18th Century Italian Rococo Creamware Figural Sauceboat
18th Century Rococo Creamware Figural Sauceboat.
Modelled as a deep shell with scalloped sides, the rocaille-moulded, curling handle surmounted by a female figurehead.
5 1/4" H., 9 1/2" L., 4 1/4" D.
(Restoration: 5" long hairline crack glued closed and professionally-overpainted).
Creta alla Inglese became enormously popular in Italy after 1750.
Garry Atkins, 2005.
Robin Henry Ceramic Collection, New York.