A Strasbourg faience sauce boat - image-1

Lot 921 Dα

A Strasbourg faience sauce boat

Auction 1159 - overview Cologne
13.11.2020, 09:30 - Decorative Arts incl. the Renate and Tono Dreßen Collection
Estimate: 3.000 € - 4.000 €
Result: 7.500 € (incl. premium)

A Strasbourg faience sauce boat

Modelled as the hull of a wooden boat with a fish figurehead and a sailor standing at the stern holding a bird form tiller, the rudder modelled as a rocaille scroll terminating in a dolphin head. Unmarked. Minor glaze chips. H 15.7, L c. 23.5, W 10.3 cm.
Paul Hannong period, 1748 - 54.


Private collection, Westphalia, acquired in 1981 from Fischer-Böhler in Munich.


A white sauce boat in the Historisches Museum Basel (inv. no. 1948.776, in cat.: Strassburger Keramik, Basel 1986, no. 113).
Another polychrome sauce boat in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (inv. no. 1901.234, in: Rudi, Augenlust und Gaumenfreude, Hamburg 1998, no. 47).