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Sauce boat with lid and tray. Four-lobed, decorated with insects and branches of blossoms in the "Korean" style. Rim of tray decorated with brown band. Cover with handle of three petunia-like flowers, and notched for ladle.

This is a sauce boat with lid and tray from France. It is dated ca. 1735 and we acquired it in 1907. Gift of Mrs. George T. Bliss. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

soft-paste porcelain with polychrome overglaze decoration

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: sauce boat): 6.3 x 13.1 x 15.7 cm (2 1/2 x 5 3/16 x 6 3/16 in.) H x W x D (b: cover): 4.7 x 11.1 x 13.2 cm (1 7/8 x 4 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.) H x W x D (c: tray): 4 x 19.2 x 24.1 cm (1 9/16 x 7 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On undersides of bowl and tray, overglaze: horn in red.

This object was made by Chantilly Porcelain Factory

This object was catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway and donated by Mrs. George T. Bliss

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