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sauce-boats

sauce-boats

Date: 1731-1732

Media: silver, sterling standard

Size: h(cm) : 11.1 x l(cm) : 20.4 x d(cm) : 18.6,h(cm) :

Acquired: 2006; Gift

Accession Number: NMW A 51572-3

Anne Tanqueray belonged to one of the great Huguenot silversmithing families active in London in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The double-lipped form of this sauceboat is the earliest used in Britain. A small silver ladle was probably used to serve sauce from the boat.

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