User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Sauceboat

Start collecting

The plain oval boat has a slightly everted bead-punched rim and rests on three shell-headed scrolled hoof feet. The leaf-capped double-scrolled handle is mounted to the rim on a shell support. The lower handle mount is surrounded by radiating linear punching.

Inscription

Engraved in monogram on side, ER.

Marks

On underside, maker's mark G&PW (Jackson, 1989ed, p643); Hibernia; harp crowned; date letter D.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall

Irish (Dublin), 1800

Object Place

Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 10.6 cm x W. 17 cm x D. 8 cm (4 3/16 x 6 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Weight: 176 gm (5oz 14 dwt)

Accession Number

30.670

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver