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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 tin-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed 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

9.6 x 1.2 cm (3 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

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Butter Plate; tin-glazed earthenware, transfer-printed decoration; 9.6 x 1.2 cm (3 3/4 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Paul Moore; 1960-164-9

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