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French butter dish crock keeper beurrier stoneware second reduced bargain potter

French butter dish crock keeper beurrier stoneware second reduced bargain potter
£17.99 1 Available
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This useful crock is designed to keep your butter fresh and soft at room temperature.
The lid has a hollow flange where you should pack the butter in.
This lid is turned upside down while serving butter, but kept in the pot when not.
In the bottom dish you should add enough water to form a seal with the butter when the lid is in place.
This butterdish design was created before the invention of the fridge to keep butter fresh on the counter for several weeks. Be sure to change your water every few days to ensure the freshness of your butter.
It is not the warmth which makes the butter go off but exposure to the air.

I threw the two pieces on my pottery wheel using strong white stoneware clay, and finished in my favourite dark aquamarine blue reactive glaze.
The whole keeper when closed measures 12cm across the lid and 7.5cm high.
The butter chamber is 7cm across by 3cm deep and this one should hold about 110gms of butter.
Foodsafe glazes....dishwasher, oven and microwave safe.
Weight 640gms.
This one has a fault on the base, caused by a bit of grit in the clay blowing off part of the bottom during the high firing. It does not go all the way through, as you can see from the photos, and will not spread. Otherwise, the dish is perfectly functioning.

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