5 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 325
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
A WORCESTER TWO-HANDLED CYLINDRICAL BUTTER-TUB AND COVER AND TWO FLUTED DISHES
CIRCA 1780, BLUE SCRIPT W AND CRESCENT MARKS
The butter-tub painted in monochrome with flowers within blue and gilt borders; the fluted dishes with similar decoration
The butter-tub 4 7/8 in (12.4 cm.) wide, the dishes 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diam. (4)
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The butter tub: with Lynn Greenwold Antiques, Stow-on-the-Wold, 1983.
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