Sauce boat (detail)

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Sauce boat (detail).
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Sauce boat (detail)

This detail shows the mark of the Glasgow potters, Britannia Pottery Company Limited. It is on the base of a transfer-printed earthenware sauce boat, dating from around 1920.

The mark consists of a seated figure of Britannia contained within a circle, surrounded by the company name 'BRITANNIA POTTERY COY Ltd/GLASGOW'. Above, is the pattern name 'MOYEN', below, 'MADE IN Gt BRITAIN'.

James Fleming became managing partner of the Britannia Pottery and from 1896, it was known as Cochran and Fleming. James's son Arnold J Fleming took over as sole partner in 1911 until he sold it to the Britannia Pottery Company Ltd in 1920.

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Online ID: 000-190-002-162-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 522
Date: Around 1920
c. 1920
Material: White glazed earthenware. Inscription: BRITANNIA-POTTERY COY LTD / GLASGOW; MADE IN GT BRITAIN
Dimensions: 75 mm H x 205 mm L (handle to lip); 80 mm x 45 mm (base)
What: Sauce boat
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Brittania Pottery Co. Ltd, Glasgow (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: White glazed earthenware sauce boat with blue transfer print, on a rectangular base with a moulded foot, made by Brittania Pottery Co. Ltd of Glasgow, c. 1920
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