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

Butter Boat

ca. 1755 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain, the outside is moulded with a leaf pattern, the inside painted in underglaze blue with sprays of flowers and a border round the rim, which is fretted.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Butter boat, soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted in underglaze blue, made by Bow Porcelain Factory, England, ca. 1755
Physical Description
Butter boat of soft-paste porcelain, the outside is moulded with a leaf pattern, the inside painted in underglaze blue with sprays of flowers and a border round the rim, which is fretted.
Dimensions
  • Length: 8.9cm
  • Width: 6cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.525-1924

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record createdMay 7, 2009
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