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Butter Plate

This is a Butter plate. It is dated mid- 19th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is molded tin-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration, 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

11.4 x 1.5 cm (4 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed on bottom: 18

Cite this object as

Butter Plate; molded tin-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration, overglaze decoration; 11.4 x 1.5 cm (4 1/2 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore; 1960-164-8

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