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Butter Dish
Accession # 68.87.12
Manufacturer Union Porcelain Works
Title Butter Dish
Date ca. 1880
Medium Porcelain
Dimensions 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. (1.6 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm)
Marks On underside: transfer-printed in yellow, "[within urn] UNION / PORCELAIN / WORKS / GREENPOINT / N.Y." and below urn "10 '85"; transfer-printed in green, "U.P.W." above head of an eagle
Inscriptions no inscriptions
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Franklin Chace
Location Visible Storage: Case 36, Shelf O (Ceramics)
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.