Set of butter chips

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1891

GUSN

GUSN-179660

Description

Set of four porcelain butter chips shaped like leaves. Green glaze. Veins are impressed in leaf and edge is shaped.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter chips
porcelain
Plate, Butter

Inscription

"J.McD & S / BOSTON" (Impressed into bottom of dish, top row of text is curved)
"EDGE MALKIN & C illegible" (Glaze mark on bottom of dish number 4 of set only)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Edge Malkin & Co. (Manufacturer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton (Retailer)

Dimensions

3 x 2 7/8 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3042

Places

Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom)