Butter Dish

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Object Name: 
Butter Dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
62.4.65
Dimensions: 
(A) H: 3.5 cm, D: 19.8 cm; (B) H: 11.5 cm, D: 14.2 cm; H(with cover): 14.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1906-1919
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass; pressed. Flat circular plate with circular well for butter; concentric circles around rim and star in base. Dome-shape lid with flattened circular knob and draped design around sides. Marked on bottom of base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kozy Korner Antique Shop, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 228; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 323, #1253; BIB# 30457