Butter Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-12419

Description

.131) Butter pat dish. Flattened shape 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

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
porcelain
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
DISH, BUTTER

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.131