Butter Dish and Cover in "Pioneer" Pattern

Object Name: 
Butter Dish and Cover in "Pioneer" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Butter Dish and Cover in "Pioneer" Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.426
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.6 cm; Dish H: 8.75 cm; Dish Rim Diam: 15.5 cm; Dish Foot Diam: 10.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1876-1889
Primary Description: 
Butter Dish and Cover in "Pioneer" Pattern. Non-lead, colorless; pressed, dish and cover each in one piece. Dish -- galleried salver with small depressed rectangles around side of gallery and round-scalloped flat ring projecting at right angle to sides, ringed knop stem and thick straight-sided and ringed circular foot with broad rays on top and smooth base. Cover -- straight-sided with, at center top, Indian kneeling (on one knee) on circular base rising from shallow step; logs, tree stumps and tiny leaf sprays in low relief on step; on side, relief landscape with log cabin, running stag and buffalo; Indian, base and step and sides frosted.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Pioneer
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
1876: A Centennial Exhibition
Venue(s)
Smithsonian Institution