Butter Dish with Lid, "Jumbo" pattern
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
7 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in. (18.4 x 20 x 14.3 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Edwin P. Maynard
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Canton Glass Company (American, (1883-after 1999)). Butter Dish with Lid, "Jumbo" pattern, ca. 1882. Glass, 7 1/4 x 7 7/8 x 5 5/8 in. (18.4 x 20 x 14.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Edwin P. Maynard, 44.32.8a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 44.32.8_bw.jpg)
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Colorless pressed glass butter dish (a) and fitted lid (b), "Jumbo" pattern. Round dish has flat bottom and two ringed handles; a male face (dramatic mask?) attached on underside end of each handle. Dish supported by a molded conical pedestal with a band of fluting around upper part of pedestal. The lid rises to a flat dome, then a second tier of a cylindrical fluted knob atop which stands a frosted elephant finial.
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