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sauce pot
  • China
    active: China
  • sauce pot, 1600s–1700s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • porcelain, glazing, carving
  • Object Height/Diameter: 7.8 x 7.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1499.a,b

Sauce pot with a globular body, straight spout, curled handle and scalloped lid, all of which are covered with a deep blue glaze which stops just short of the base. Incised dragons appear under the glaze.