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Butter Chp

1998.5905.124-.127 (RS225425)

Description

Four small, square individual butter dishes. Part of a "Hampden" pattern dinner service for twelve. Designed by Christopher Dresser and produced by the Old Hall Earthenware Company, England. Light cream-colored body with aqua trim, decorated with a transfer-printed and overpainted floral branch in blue, green and black.

Details

Maker
Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd.
Date
1880-1883
Inscriptions
"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)
Location of origin
Hanley, England
Material
ceramics (objects)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Places
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Anglo-Japanese
butter chips
ceramics (objects)
Chip, Butter
Dish, Eating
floral patterns
Dimensions
1/4 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5905.124-.127
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
310091

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Hampden

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