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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 image is on display This object is currently on display in room 205 as part of Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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 has been tagged:

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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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sauce Boat With Lid And Tray (France), ca. 1735 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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