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Butter Dish With Fork (USA), ca. 1935

This is a Butter dish with fork. It was manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co.. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is chrome-plated metal, bakelite. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mel Byars. It is credited Gift of Mel Byars.

  • Butter Pat (USA), ca. 1880
  • gilt silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1995-148-4
  • Butter Pat (USA), ca. 1880
  • gilt silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1995-148-5
  • Butter Pat (USA), ca. 1880
  • gilt silver-plated metal.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1995-148-6

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a: dish): 7 x 16 cm (2 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.) L x W x D (b: fork): 17.1 x 0.5 x 0.6 cm (6 3/4 x 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Butter Dish With Fork (USA), ca. 1935; Manufactured by Chase Brass & Copper Co. (United States); chrome-plated metal, bakelite; H x diam. (a: dish): 7 x 16 cm (2 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.) L x W x D (b: fork): 17.1 x 0.5 x 0.6 cm (6 3/4 x 3/16 x 1/4 in.); Gift of Mel Byars; 1991-59-132-a/d

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