Butter Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-6067

Description

Blue transfer print decoration on white body; pattern is swag border with overall floral, fruit and butterfly central motif. .4) Covered muffin dish or butter dish; larged domed top with double scroll handle at top, with two air hole perforations; dish or underplate is circular with small rim and deep well.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
earthenware
transfer printing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
fruit
swags
Earthenware
Staffordshire
Transfer Printed
Floral
Fruit
Butterfly
Swag
DISH, BUTTER

Inscription

Marked on bottom: ""Booth's Silicon China/ Made in England/Gilman Collamore & Co. New York.""

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Booth's Ltd. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Tunstall, England; Tunstall, England, Staffordshire

Dimensions

2.75 x 7.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1121.4AB