- Raised, circular dish with removable, pierced liner on three, cast, looped and flowering branch feet enclosed by a repousse chased, double-domed cover topped by a cast reclining sheep. Cover is decorated with reserves of flowers, fruits and C scrolls separated by scallop shells in C scrolls and has a cast greek-key patterned band at bottom edge, while bowl has a continuous branch of pendant flowers and leaves with ruffled gadrooning at its wide, flared rim. Dish is struck incuse on the underside of its rounded bottom above and below centerpoint, "STANDARD" and "*P.L.K.*" in serif letters. Cover and liner not marked.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- dish, butter
- date made
- 1851 - 1859
- owner; user
- Washington, Mary Anne Hammond
- Krider, Peter L.
- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- place owned; place used
- United States: Georgia, Macon
- Physical Description
- silver (overall material)
- overall: 5 3/4 in x 6 7/8 in; 14.605 cm x 17.4625 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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