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Butter dish

Description

Gray body; dish is squat pail-shaped; cover has notches to accommodate tabs of body; rustic handle/finial; white sprigged decoration of birds, moths and flower branches.

Details

Maker
Minton (Maker)
Date
1830-1840
Inscriptions
Sprigged on bottom: ""No 59"" and ""M"" on scrolled ribbon.
Location of origin
Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire
Material
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
butter dishes (serving dishes)
DISH, BUTTER
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
glazing (coating)
Moth
moths
Smear glazed
Sprigged
Stoneware
stoneware (pottery)
Dimensions
2.125 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.533AB
GUSN
40334

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