Butter Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1889

GUSN

GUSN-6214

Description

Hand painted overglazed wildflower and butterfly pattern; gilt painted on rim; curved shallow bowl with raised base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
overglazing
porcelain
figure- and animal-derived motifs
butterflies
floral patterns
rose (genus)
Porcelain
Painted
Overglazed
Wildflower
Butterfly
PLATE, BUTTER

Inscription

Signed on bottom ""E.W.M.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Morrison, Elizabeth W., 1842-1920 (Painter)

Dimensions

3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1176.3

Places

Probably