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

Butter-Boat

ca. 1770-ca. 1775 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Butter-boat of soft-paste porcelain, fluted, with oblique stems of foliage in relief. Painted in red, underglaze blue and gold with oriental flowers.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamel and gilt
Brief description
Butter-boat, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, overglaze enamel and gilt, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1770-1775
Physical description
Butter-boat of soft-paste porcelain, fluted, with oblique stems of foliage in relief. Painted in red, underglaze blue and gold with oriental flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.4cm
  • Length: 9.8cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Redgrave type. Date given by John Howell 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.209-1924

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Record createdApril 21, 2009
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