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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Butter-Boat

ca. 1775 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Butter-boat of soft-paste porcelain, fluted, with oblique stems of foliage in relief. Painted outside in red, crimson and green with sprays of flowers.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in overglaze enamels
Brief description
Butter-boat, soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief and painted in overglaze polychrome enamels, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1775
Physical description
Butter-boat of soft-paste porcelain, fluted, with oblique stems of foliage in relief. Painted outside in red, crimson and green with sprays of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.7cm
  • Length: 10.2cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.207-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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