Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Sauceboat

Date:
1785–90
Geography:
Made in China
Culture:
Chinese, for American market
Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
2 5/8 x 4 x 7 1/2 in. (6.7 x 10.2 x 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Bequest of James T. Woodward, 1910
Accession Number:
10.149.234
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
This object belongs to a large dinner service (10.149.1–.248) bearing the Townley family coat-of-arms. The service, probably ordered by Justice Samuel Chase (1741–1811) of Annapolis, Maryland, displays the enamel-painted arms of Margaret Townley, Chase's aunt.
James T. Woodward, New York, until 1910
Related Objects

Covered Punch Bowl

Date: 1745–55 Medium: Porcelain Accession: 40.133.1a, b On view in:Gallery 722

Sauceboat

Date: 1785–90 Medium: Porcelain Accession: 10.149.235 On view in:Gallery 774

Covered Sauceboat

Date: ca. 1860–66 Medium: Porcelain Accession: 60.111.51a, b On view in:Gallery 704

Covered Sauceboat

Date: 1790–1800 Medium: Porcelain Accession: 60.111.29a, b On view in:Gallery 774

Covered Sauceboat

Date: 1790–1800 Medium: Porcelain Accession: 60.111.30a, b On view in:Gallery 774