Butter dish with cover and stand

Dutch (Delft)
around 1776-1795
Made by De Witte Ster (White Star) factory (Dutch, working 1660 - 1804), Marked by Dirck van den Bergh, proprietor, De Witte Ster factory (Dutch, active 1776 - 1795)


Object Place: Europe, Delft, The Netherlands

Dimensions

6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.317a-c

Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Blue and white, fine glaze, edge chipped. Finial on lid has been replaced.

Markings

Underglaze blue mark on stand and dish: a star for "De Witte Starre" factory, above initials, "DB," for Dirck van den Bergh, proprietor from 1776-1795.

Provenance

Purchased from C. L. Andrews

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Wales