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Butter Dish

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-12418

Description

.130) Butter pat dish. Shallow bowl form with a foot ring. Set) White clay body with bluish-cast white glaze; Canton pattern underglaze blue painted decoration consisting of cross hatched, striped, star and scalloped border bands; central or overall design of "willow" pattern consisting of pagoda house at proper right with trees extending to center, bridge in foreground, islands at left and/or rear and small boats; some with pine trees and birds at top half.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter dishes (serving dishes)
porcelain
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
DISH, BUTTER

Pattern

Willow

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.977.130

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