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Butter Dish and Cover

Item Information

Title:
Butter Dish and Cover
Description:
.137ABC) Deep circuladish with a bowl shaped base and a 12-sided rim with an inner flange to receive the strainer. High domed cover with knop finial. Moderately defined and executed design. Willow pattern without people on the bridge. 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.
Date:
1971
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
butter dishes (serving dishes)
covers (closures)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
boats
cross-hatching
floral patterns
willow (wood)
Porcelain
Willow
Sprig
Pagoda
Boat
Cross Hatch
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
4.5 in. (H) Diameter: 7.25 in.; () Diameter: 5.25 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.977.137AB
Identifier:
12426