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Butter tub

Similar to "Butter dish", Barrett, Pl. 4b. Flaring sides modeled with scroll reserves; one with flowering bamboo two crane-like birds, house with red pennant; opposite, duck with two ducklings, fence and willow tree with hill. Green, red and blue band in


By 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz [see note 1]; 1988, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz. (Accession date: November 30, 1988) NOTES: [1] From June 25, 1973, on loan to the MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Sigmund Katz.

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Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection

English, About 1752–53

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Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain