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Covered Muffin Dish Butter Cheese 1904 Arcadian Petworth White Ironstone Souvenir

Antique Staffordshire, England

  • $ 3800

This is an antique Staffordshire, England Crested China souvenir cheese dome, butter dish or covered muffin dish made by Arkinstall & Sons, England in the Arcadian line between 1904-1924 for the town of Petworth...a town in West Sussex.

Arcadian made a lot of souvenir of what is called Crested China.

The lidded muffin, cheese or butter dish is 3.5 inches high by 7 inches in diameter, and is made of molded ceramic with traces of original gold trim.

The domed lid has a twig handle and the hand enamel painted crest of Petworth, so was made as a souvenir piece.

Travel and souvenirs from places visited was a popular Edwardian pastime. The artist's mark is inside the lid.

The butter, cheese of muffin dish is in very good +++ used vintage condition with no chips or cracks. There is gold trim wear, and some kiln dust or mineral deposits, which are quite normal for this age and material.

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