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Butter tub

English
About 1752–53
Made at Worcester Manufactory (England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

6.67 x 12.26 x 17.78 cm (2 5/8 x 4 13/16 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1022

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Porcelain

Similar to “Butter dish”, Barrett, Pl. 4b. Flaring sides modeled with scroll reserves; one with flowering bamboo two crane-like birds, house with red pennant; opposite, duck with two ducklings, fence and willow tree with hill. Green, red and blue band in

Provenance

By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988)

NOTES:
[1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection