Butter Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-49861

Description

Small, earthenware plate with scalloped edges and transfer-print pattern in mulberry. Transfer-printed border of chevrons with floral sprays. Central motif is a stylized flowers in a basket surrounded by a chain of stars and lozenges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter chips
earthenware
glazing (coating)
transfer printing
molding (forming)
floral patterns
flower baskets
Dish, Eating
Chip, Butter
Spray
Basket
Flower
Chip, Butter

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1/2 (H), 3 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.356.1

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