Butter Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-48012

Description

Round, supported by three feet; removable, pierced insert. A: insert B: dish

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
silver (metal)
palmette (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
rams (animals)
feet (animal or human components)
aegricanes
Silver
Ram Head
Palmette
DISH, BUTTER

Inscription

Struck on bottom: 555 M 8089 TIFFANY & CO. QUALITY/925/1000

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.741

Maker

Moore, John Chandler (Silversmith)
Tiffany & Co. (Retailer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 6.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.741AB

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles H., Jr. and Mary Grace. Tiffany Silver. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

New York state (United States)