Butter Chp

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880-1883

GUSN

GUSN-310091

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

Descriptive Terms

butter chips
ceramics (objects)
floral patterns
Anglo-Japanese
Dish, Eating
Chip, Butter
Chip, Butter

Inscription

"HAMPDEN / OLD HALL / ENGLAND / E'WARE CO / (L)" (printed)

Pattern

Hampden

Maker

Dresser, Christopher (Designer)
Old Hall Earthenware Co. Ltd.

Location of Origin

Hanley, England

Dimensions

1/4 x 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5905.124-.127

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Hanley (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)