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Butter dish, cover, and stand

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Butter tub with cover, Delft and the Plate, Japanese. All octagonal with stylized lotus leaf pattern in blue on each piece. Prunus flowers within petals conforming to shape. Mark on tub DEX (glaze worn, old, on bottom edge). Porcelain plate, 4 calligraphi

Credit Line

John Wheelock and John Morse Elliott Fund

about early 18th century

Object Place

Delft, The Netherlands


5.08 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Tin-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware