Butter Dish with Cover in Loui XV Pattern

Object Name: 
Butter Dish with Cover in Loui XV Pattern

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Object Name: 
Butter Dish with Cover in Loui XV Pattern
Accession Number: 
H (with cover): 6 1/8", D (rim): 7 11/16"
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Herbert Evans
Primary Description: 
Opaque yellowish white non-lead glass; pressed; gilt trim. (a) Half-spherical lid, pressed with pattern of scrolls and flowers on side and scroll knob; knob and flowers on side gilded. (b) Base is circular with depression in center for butter; scroll like pattern on flat rim; irregular edge and four scroll feet are gilded.
Pattern Name: 
Louis XV
Evans, Mrs. Herbert, Source
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) #230; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, #1256, p. 324; BIB# 30457