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Butter Plate, mid- 19th century

This is a Butter plate. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is molded earthenware, underglaze and overglaze decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Paul Moore. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 7.9 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.)

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Butter Plate, mid- 19th century; molded earthenware, underglaze and overglaze decoration; H x diam.: 2.5 x 7.9 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore; 1960-164-11

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