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Two-handled sauceboat with "The Four Ages of Man Grouping" patterns

Manufacturer: Worcester Porcelain Manufactory

Date: c.1755-1757
Dimensions:
Overall: 9.1 x 19 x 15.6 cm (3 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium: Steatitic (soapstone) soft-paste porcelain, black overglaze printed enamel, overglaze painted enamels
Credit Line: Gift of Norman B. and Cicely B. Bell
Origin:England, Worcestershire, Worcester
Object number: G99.2.14
DescriptionWorcester sauceboat, double-handled, and double-lipped moulded with foliate scroll and shell design. It is black transfer-printed with "The Four Ages of Man Grouping" in four reserves and the interior decorated with "Bubbles", and polychrome enamels and scattered florals.