Butter dish, cover and standOn display
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Butter dish, cover and stand
Artist/makerWorcester Porcelain Factory (1751) (manufacturer)
Date1770 - 1775
Material and technique
Dimensionsbutterdish 8.1 cm (height)
stand 16.1 cm (diameter)
butterdish 10.9 cm (diameter)
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.