Butter dish

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Made in Aberdeen

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Butter dish

This agateware butter dish dates from 1892 and is probably from Seaton Pottery in Aberdeen.

The butter dish is made of brown and white clays with a pale amber glaze. It is inscribed 'Mrs Morrison 1892'.

Seaton Pottery operated between 1868 and 1964 and left a wealth of distinctive wares.

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Online ID: 000-100-003-206-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 78
Date: 1892
Material: Agate wear: brown, dark brown and white clays. Inscription: Mrs / Morrison / 1892
Dimensions: 150 mm H x 175 mm W x 170 mm Dia
What: Dish / lid
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Mrs Morrison
Seaton Pottery, Aberdeen (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen
Description: Agate wear dish with lid of brown, dark brown and white clays with a pale amber transparent glaze, marked "Mrs Morrison 1892", probably from Seaton Pottery, Aberdeen
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