Sauce boat

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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Sauce boat.
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Sauce boat

This transfer-printed earthenware sauce boat was made by the Britannia Pottery Company Limited of Glasgow. It dates from around 1920.

The pattern is called 'MOYEN'. The sauce boat has a large pouring lip and a double scroll handle with a thumb piece.

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: 000-100-103-878-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)
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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