|Object ID #||1961.024.001ab|
|Object Name||Dish, Butter|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Japan?|
Square-shaped ceramic butter dish (a) with lid (b). Both pieces have a floral pattern on black.
Small square butter dish (a) with off-white glaze. The base: "NC" or "CN" stamped. Has gold trim on rim and base interior and green trim around rim. Black body and off white base. There arefour brown transfer flowers, one on each side with hand-painted detail in green, blue, orange, peach, pink. The lid (b) has off white interior and black hand-painted exterior with multi-coloured transfer prints of flowers. It is square-shaped with a gold square knob lift handle.
|Makers mark||base: "NC" or "CN" stamped cipher-style|
|Provenance||The previous owner, Margaret McEachern, reported in 1961 that this butter dish had formerly belonged to the late Jennie Milburn Mitchell.|
|Collection||Food Service Tools & Equipment|
|Dimensions||H-7 W-13.9 L-13.9 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
Mitchell, Jennie Milburn