Butter Dish

Butter Dish

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Description
Plain, oblong, covered butter dish containing a clear, colorless, pressed glass insert or liner with sunburst design on underside. High, rounded dome cover with ovoid bud or flame knop. Tray has a rounded rim and flat bottom struck incuse on underside with maker's mark and pattern number.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish, butter
date made
mid 20th century
maker
International Silver Company
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
place used
United States: New York, North Merrick
used
United States: New York, North Merrick
Physical Description
pewter (cover, tray material)
glass (insert material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 7.3025 cm x 21.59 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
1990.3164.10
catalog number
1990.3164.10
nonaccession number
1990.3164
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Griffin Yeingst and William H. Yeingst
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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