Skip to content

Search Collections

Butter Plate

Description

Hand painted overglazed wildflower and butterfly pattern; gilt painted on rim; curved shallow bowl with raised base.

Details

Maker
Morrison, Elizabeth W., 1842-1920 (Painter)
Date
1875-1889
Inscriptions
Signed on bottom ""E.W.M.""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hand-painted
overglazing
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
butter dishes (serving dishes)
butterflies
Butterfly
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
hand-painted
Overglazed
overglazing
Painted
painting (image-making)
PLATE, BUTTER
Porcelain
porcelain
rose (genus)
Wildflower
Dimensions
3.125 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1176.3
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6214

Comments