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

Butter Dish and Cover

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

Oval butter dish and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Decorated with landscapes in crimson in panels surrounded by pimpernels and foliage in relief in red, green and gold.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Dish
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded
Brief description
Oval butter dish and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded, Lowestoft porcelain factory, Lowestoft, ca. 1770.
Physical description
Oval butter dish and cover of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels and gilded. Decorated with landscapes in crimson in panels surrounded by pimpernels and foliage in relief in red, green and gold.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.6cm
  • Width: 12.4cm
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1981
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
C.987/&A-1924

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Record createdJune 15, 2009
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