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Butter dish

Butter dish

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    C.276-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 4

Physical description

Butter dish of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels. Straight-sided, oblong, octagonal. Painted with birds and insects

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Derby Porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in enamels

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm, Length: 19.8 cm

Descriptive line

Butter dish, enamelled soft-paste porcelain, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1760

Materials

Soft-paste porcelain

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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