Sauce Boat, two handled, bird in branches
Sauceboat, circa 1750-52:
Of silver form; oval, double lipped, and with scroll handle with stylized mask to each side. The interior painted in blue underglaze with a songbird on a branch, a peony and an inner rim diaper border. The exterior of each lip painted with a leafy floral spray; the handles with feathering. L.7.1 in (18.0 cm).
Provenance: Taylor Collection; The Crane Collection, Bonhams, London, 2010.
Another of similar form and decoration, Panes, Fig 90, 91.
Stock Number 5212