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Butter boat

Butter boat

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1765-1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.843-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 8, shelf 7

Physical description

Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and moulded. Wavy edge and loop handle. Moulded in relief with arched panels reserved on a reeded ground. Painted with figures and furniture.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)

Date

ca. 1765-1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Philip Christian & Co. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and moulded

Dimensions

Length: 10.8 cm without handle, Width: 6.9 cm

Descriptive line

Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain painted in enamels and moulded, Philip Christian & Co., Liverpool, ca. 1765-1775.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

For this sauceboat shape, see Nicholas Panes, British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century (2009), no. 319-320, where dated ca. 1768-72 and 1770-72

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Panels; Reeded; Figures

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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