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English Salt-Glazed Stoneware Sauce Boat

English salt-glazed stoneware sauce boat with beaded top and bottom. Decorated with lines emphasizing the middle handle. The bottom of the boat is oval.

ACC 1999.1

OBJ 1999.1.2

Length 7” from spout tip to outer most part of the handle; 2 3/4” depth; 3 1/12” width. Oval bottom: 2 1/8” x 2 3/4”; 2 1/2” tall.

Estimated date: ca. 1770



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie