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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. Leaf-shaped with rectangular handle. Decorated with three trefoils in relief on the base. Painted in underglaze blue with a Chinese landscape on the inside.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain with relief and underglaze blue decoration
Brief Description
Butter boat, leaf-shaped, soft-paste porcelain with relief and underglaze blue decoration, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1775
Physical Description
Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain. Leaf-shaped with rectangular handle. Decorated with three trefoils in relief on the base. Painted in underglaze blue with a Chinese landscape on the inside.
Dimensions
  • Length: 6cm
  • Height: 2.54cm
Style
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1984
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.524-1924

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record createdMay 7, 2009
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