Butter tubOn display
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Artist/makerChelsea-Derby Factory (1770 - 1784) (manufacturer)
Date1758 - 1760
Material and technique
frit paste porcelain
Dimensions4.7 cm (height)
7.4 cm (width)
No. of items
Presented by Henry Rissik Marshall and his wife (Margaret) Monica Somerville, in memory of their only child William Somerville Marshall, 1957.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 40 | European Ceramics
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Glossary of terms
Ceramic material composed of kaolin, quartz, and feldspar which is fired to a temperature of c.1350-1400⁰c. The resulting ceramic is vitreous, translucent, and white in colour.