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Lowestoft Butter Tub


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Dates Circa 1765
Medium Porcelain
Origin England
Description An extremely rare and early moulded oval butter tub and cover with pierced tab ends, the cover with mushroom finial, painted in underglaze blue in scroll moulded reserves with Chinese figures.

Painters mark, numeral 2
Condition Tiny slice chip to underside rim of cover
Provenance Sir John Gielgud Collection thence English Private Collection