Butter dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1840

GUSN

GUSN-40334

Description

Gray body; dish is squat pail-shaped; cover has notches to accommodate tabs of body; rustic handle/finial; white sprigged decoration of birds, moths and flower branches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
glazing (coating)
stoneware (pottery)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
moths
Stoneware
Sprigged
Smear glazed
Bird
Moth
Floral
DISH, BUTTER

Inscription

Sprigged on bottom: ""No 59"" and ""M"" on scrolled ribbon.

Maker

Minton (Maker)

Location of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England, Staffordshire

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.125 (H), 6.5 (diameter) (inches)

Accession Number

1939.533AB