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Covered butter dish

Manufacturer: William Cookworthy and Co.

Date: c.1770
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.1184.1-2): 8.6 x 15.5 x 10.8 cm (3 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)
Medium: hard-paste porcelain, and enamel.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Bristol, Bristol
Object number: G83.1.1184.1-2
DescriptionCookworth Plymouth oval butter dish and cover. The base is moulded in relief with coloured flower sprays with two shell handles. The cover has a twig and floral handle, and is painted with brown leaf sprays, all on a rich yellow ground.