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Butter Dish

1971.977.128 (RS117943)

Description

.128) Butter pat dish. Shallow bowl form with a foot ring. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
butter dishes (serving dishes)
Cross Hatch
cross-hatching
DISH, BUTTER
floral patterns
Pagoda
porcelain
Porcelain
Sprig
Willow
willow (wood)
Dimensions
2.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.977.128
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12416

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Willow

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