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1904

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2013

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Butter Dish (England), 1904

This is a Butter dish. It was designed by Charles Robert Ashbee. It is dated 1904 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is silver, chrysoprase. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Harry C. Sigman.

It has the following markings

On underside: one rectangular mark G.H LD (Guild of the Handicraft), leopard's head [London]; sterling lion passant; "i" [date letter for 1904]

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Butter Dish (England), 1904; Designed by Charles Robert Ashbee ; silver, chrysoprase; Gift of Harry C. Sigman; 2013-21-9

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/51685111/ |title=Butter Dish (England), 1904 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>