Natural Sprays Pattern Twig Handled Butter Tub, Cover and Stand c1765-80

£595.00

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A 1st period Worcester soft paste porcelain butter tub, cover and stand. Transfer printed with floral sprays c1765-80.

The Butter Tub measures 13.8cm in diameter including the handles and stands 8.3cm tall with the cover in place. Both the base and cover are in excellent condition without damage or restoration. There is a leaf missing to one side of the handle of the cover, not damage but a manufacturing fault.

The Stand measures 18.3cm in diameter including the handles. This is in excellent condition without cracks or restoration. There is a 3mm chip and 4 tiny nibbles to the foot. 2 firing cracks to the foot (these do not go through to the face) and finally staining to two of the leaves either side (not restoration)

The stand and base are marked with hatched crescent marks.