Sauceboat of shell form rising from a high-waisted oval base; decorated in underglaze blue, with central armorial on opposite sides, floral sprays beneath the spout, in the center, and flanking the replacement handle.
The arms of Adamson, and may have been made for the Adamsons who were cotton merchants in Bombay.
The sauce boat is in the shape of a nautilus, a rare mollusk found in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
|Year Range from||1760|
|Year Range to||1775|
|Place of Origin||Made in Jingdezhen, China|
|Collection||The Reeves Center|
|Credit line||Gift of W. Groke Mickey|