Porcelain Butter Keeper
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Build me up, butter cup.
One of our best-sellers and best-loved, the French Ceramic Butter Keeper, may just have gotten—dare we say it—even better, thanks to a slightly larger design in a fresh, bright white exclusive to Food52. Hand-thrown on a pottery wheel in California in the same style as its older sister, it keeps your butter soft and spreadable. Just fill the base of the keeper with water and fill the other half with just over a full stick of butter, creating an airtight seal when closed.
Please note that each piece is handmade to order, and will ship out in approximately 8 business days.
Photography by Rocky Luten, James Ransom, and Bobbi Lin
Details & Materials -
San Diego, California
Wheel-thrown porcelain, non-toxic lead-free glaze
4.25"in diameter x 2.25” H; holds 1 full stick of butter (1/4 pound) plus a little extra
Care & Notes -
Dishwasher safe. We recommend changing the water every 2-3 days to ensure butter stays fresh.
Meet the Maker
San Diego , CA
For Jonathan Sawyer, it all starts with a lump of clay. He works away at his potter's wheel in his San Diego studio to create pieces that are functional while retaining unique, handmade charm. Even better, every piece he crafts utilizes entirely lead-free glazes, meaning that they're good for use in the microwave, dishwasher, and oven.View Full Profile
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