A Derby porcelain blue and white sauceboat, transfer printed with a Chinese Landscape pattern c1765.
The sauceboat measures 19.6cm in length by 9.5cm in diameter and stands 9.5cm tall.
It displays well. There are chips to the lip, both on the inside and out. There are 2 cracks to the inside (stained from use). Finally there is a firing crack to the top of the handle and wear to the thumb rest.
For an example of the pattern, please see Nicholas Panes’s excellent sauceboat book. ” British porcelain sauceboats of the 18th century”, This pattern can be found on pg 98. If you would like to purchase a copy of this book it can be found here British porcelain sauceboats of the 18th century by Nicholas Panes