- Consists of a two-handled, wide-rimmed, circular bowl or dish on straight tapered foot ring with butter knife holder attached to body, a domed cover topped by a cast finial, and a removable, crosslet-pierced liner inside. Bottom edge of cover and foot ring have matching die-stamped bands featuring rectangular panels of flowers. Dish is struck incuse on underside of its flat bottom with circular mark for "SIMPSON, HALL, MILLER & CO / +" encircling "TREBLE / PLATE" at center; "38" stamped above. Cover and liner are not marked. No butter knife.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- dish, butter
- date made
- 1866 - 1899
- ca 1880
- Simpson, Hall, Miller, and Co.
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Wallingford
- Physical Description
- silver plate (overall material)
- overall: 6 3/8 in x 9 1/4 in x 7 1/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 23.495 cm x 18.0975 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs, Jr.
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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