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P196 - A LONGTON HALL COS LETTUCE LEAF-SHAPED SAUCE BOAT

Circa 1755
With stem handle, painted with floral sprigs
Length 6-3/4”

LITERATURE
Cleo M. and G. Ryland Scott Jr., Antique Porcelain Digest, Newport, England, 1961, p. 197, plate 157, fig 536.

EXIBITION
On display in the Scott-Allen Collection at The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia from 1976 until 1996

On display as in the “George Ryland Scott Collection” in The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art from June 1955 until May 1960.

NOTES BY CLEO M. AND G. RYLAND SCOTT, JR
This sauce boat is illustrated in Honey, Plate 56.c and is fully described on page 140-141. Here again we have the mulberry color and the green translucency with moons. Also the yellowish green color and inferior gold are characteristic. The presence of a dark line where glaze meets body at the foot rim is also characteristic and is known to collectors as the "scum line”.
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P196 - A LONGTON HALL COS LETTUCE LEAF-SHAPED SAUCE BOAT