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Butter boat

  • Place of origin:

    Lowestoft (made)

  • Date:

    second half of 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.475-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain, vertical ribbing, scalloped edge. Outside are painted in underglaze blue with Chinese lake-scenes; inside, a Chinese emblem and trellis diaper border.

Place of Origin

Lowestoft (made)

Date

second half of 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Lowestoft porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 5.4 cm, Length: 10.5 cm

Descriptive line

Butter boat, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, second half of 18th century

Materials

Soft paste porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Lakes; Emblems; Diaper-work

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain; Eating; Food vessels & Tableware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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