18th Century Longton Hall Porcelain Sauceboat.

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Description

18th Century Longton Hall Porcelain Sauceboat.

The silver-shaped vessel with arched handle, moulded in relief with scrollwork reserves on embossed latticework ground, with panels of cell-and-diaper pattern, all in the manner of salt-glazed stoneware. The banded rims and walls “pencilled” in black enamel; painted with a Chinoiserie landscape and floral sprays to the interior well.

7 1/2” Long.

Condition: Glazed irregularities typical for factory, professional restoration to shallow chip to spout, hairline crack to base underside.

Provenance: Sotheby’s April 15, 1996

Robin Henry Ceramic Collection, New York.

Collection Number 33.

Parallels: 

Watney, Bernard, Longton Hall Porcelain (London: Faber & Faber : 1957), page 37, plate 47b.

The American Ceramic Circle Journal XVII, p. 64.

Nicholas Pane, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (Self-published : 2009), figure 250.