Butter Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1869-1885

GUSN

GUSN-20700

Description

Oval, drum-shaped vessel with high domed lid and bracket to hold butter knife; cast legs with lion masks and Egyptian heads, handles with lion masks, and knop in shape of a classical woman playing a lyre; engraved with ivy pattern and gothic "F" monogram; fitted, pierced insert for butter.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
Silver
DISH, BUTTER

Inscription

Marks: Glove with bird above; MFD & PLATED BY/REED & BARTON/2447 (individually struck)/ 6/ DESIGN/PAT. OCT. 5. 1869/T

Additional Identification Number

9

Maker

Reed & Barton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Taunton, MA, USA

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5899.6AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)