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

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)