Here is a rare collector’s piece, a hard-to-find circular butter tub in one of the famous Worcester decorative schemes. This particular combination of green ground with trailing flowers has come to be known as the Marchioness of Huntley pattern, presumably after one of the early dinner sets made for her by the factory. A number of similar services were made, with very slight variations in the decoration. The design was so attractive that many orders came in for this pattern or something like it. It is in good shape. The flower finial has been reattached and the join repainted, and the corner of one handle has also been repaired. Very slight surface wear. It is four and five-eighths inches across from handle to handle. Accompanying this piece is a slip from an auction catalog describing it, probably Sotheby’s.


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ITEM ID
C297
TYPE
Ceramics, Decorative, Hand Painted, Porcelain
COLOR
Green
CREATOR
Royal Worcester
STYLE
French Provincial, Rococo
ORIGIN
England • English
PURPOSE
Butter Dish
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Worcester Butter Dish in the Marchioness of Huntley Pattern C1770 Antique Porcelain 18th.

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