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Butter Dish

Description

Round, supported by three feet; removable, pierced insert. A: insert B: dish

Details

Maker
Moore, John Chandler (Silversmith)
Tiffany & Co. (Retailer)
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
Struck on bottom: 555 M 8089 TIFFANY & CO. QUALITY/925/1000
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
aegricanes
butter dishes (serving dishes)
DISH, BUTTER
feet (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Palmette
palmette (motif)
Ram Head
rams (animals)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
2.25 (H), 6.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.741AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
48012
Reference Notes
Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Mary Grace. Tiffany Silver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

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