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Butter Chip

1980.357.5 (RS255496)

Description

Small earthenware plates with mulberry colored transfer-print pattern. Central scene of Asian sailing vessel passing in front of exotic buildings with spires. A spray of flowers in the foreground. The scene is encircled by a chain of lozenge figures. On the rim is a chevron and floral spray border pattern.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Material
earthenware
transfer printing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Eating Vessels
Descriptive terms
butter chips
Chip, Butter
Dish, Eating
earthenware
transfer printing
Dimensions
1/2 (H), 3 34 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.357.5
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
314730

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