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Bread and Butter Dish, Pattern #604

Manufacturer: Minton

Date: c.1810-1812
Overall: 4.4 x 20.8 cm (1 3/4 x 8 3/16 in.)
Medium: Bone china with overglaze enamels, gilding
Credit Line: Gift of N. Robert Cumming
Origin:England, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent
Object number: G91.3.39
DescriptionDish has deep convex curving sides, decorated with landscape scenes of a country cottage in one scene and two churches in the other. It is hand-painted in dark reddish-brown over yellow ground, with a small white centre reserve inside two gilt circles. There is a continuous border pattern at the rim of gilt scrolling.