Union Porcelain Works (1863-ca. 1922). <em>Butter Dish</em>, ca. 1880. Porcelain, 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (1.6 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.12. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.12.jpg)

Butter Dish

Artist:Union Porcelain Works

Medium: Porcelain

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1880

Dimensions: 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (1.6 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 68.87.12

Image: 68.87.12.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Porcelain butter dish, part of green and white dinner service (68.87.1-13). White porcelain with vitreous glaze, shallow rectangular dish with squared corners. Applied decorations in gilding and green paint around rim: gilded band and border of ribbon and tassel design interspersed with two roundels containing stylized fleur-de-lis, one each in center of long side. CONDITION: Good.

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