Stand for Butter Dish and Cover

Stoneware with salt glaze | 6.5 x 16.5in | c. 1740

English Artist

Both stoneware and salt glaze were introduced to England from Germany in the 17th century. Salt-glazed stoneware is created by adding common salt, a composition of sodium and chlorine, into the chamber of a hot kiln; the sodium acts as a melting agen...
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