A delightful 18th century Worcester blue and white porcelain butter boat moulded with geranium leaf exterior with irregulat shaped rim and stalk handle. Painted with the "pickle leaf daisy" pattern, c.1758-1765. Indistinct small crescent or workman's mark to the base.
Reference: Worcester Blue & White Porcelain 1751-1790, Branyan, French & Sandon, section I.E.41.
It measures 8cm (3 1/8") long, 6cm (2 3/8") wide and 3.5cm (1 3/8") high.
Condition is very good; there are two small chips to the rim, a further nick under the rim and a small chip to the foot next to some tiny firing lines.
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