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Rarely found large Victorian butter stand for Freeth & Pocock. This company who worked out of Vauxhall, London during the late 19th century mainly supplied local businesses and went into receivership around 1912 having become a limited company sometime around 1900. This stand would have been made before this date. Enclosed is a scan from an original Dairy Supply Co catalogue showing these stands were used for butter. Width 14 inches, height 1.5 inches. Impressed Copeland to base. Apart from wear to the top glaze from use its in good condition. C1890/1900