Antique circular 'Pure Butter' grocers slab

Antique circular 'Pure Butter' grocers slab

An early 20thC white ironstone pottery grocers display slab, decorated around the front edge with bold black under-glaze 'Pure Butter' typography.


Used by the turn of the century butcher or shopkeep before widespread refrigeration, they would often be placed outside overnight to chill before being adorned with large blocks of butter, margarine and lard, the heavy glazed pottery keeping the produce cool throughout the day.


Approx dimensions:

41.3cm diameter

6cm deep


In very good original antique condition with staining, marks and usage wear commensurate with age. The underside of one of the cutout handles has a small fracture and fleabite, but this is insignificant & does not detract, the slab is otherwise perfect with no damage or losses.

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