Covered Butter Dish

Object Name: 
Covered Butter Dish

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Object Name: 
Covered Butter Dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.4.6
Dimensions: 
H(with cover): 10.5 cm, D: 15.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1880-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ruth Iams Roth
Primary Description: 
Colorless, non-lead glass; pressed in the "Fan with Diamond" pattern. Flattened spherical shape ornamented with alternating diamond and fan-shape motifs on bowl and cover; round knob stippled on its lower half.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Fan with Diamond
Provenance: 
Roth, Ruth Iams, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 278, #1097; BIB# 30457