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Butter boat

Butter boat

  • Place of origin:

    Derby (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1777 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.1001-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 3

Physical description

Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. In the form of a leaf. Painted in gilt with small sprigs. Gold rim.

Place of Origin

Derby (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1770-1777 (made)

Artist/maker

William Duesbury & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded

Marks and inscriptions

Conjoined anchor and 'D'
Maker's mark painted (overglaze) in gold on underside

Dimensions

Height: 2.8 cm, Length: 7.3 cm

Descriptive line

Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, William Duesbury & Co., Derby, ca. 1770-1777

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Leaf; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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