Butter chip

Butter chip
Title
Butter chip
Date 
1870-1875
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 3 in. ( 0.6 x 7.6 cm )
Description 
Seamed silver butter chip dish; flat circular dish with raised sides and an applied, flared rim; rim engraved with a decorative pattern; center of the dish engraved with the ciper, "McHM;" makers' marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Harriet MacMartin Richards
Object Number 
1942.285
Marks 
engraved: in the center: ciper, "McHM" stamped: on the base: "TIFFANY & Co" in a banner over, "3397/ STERLING/ 2889/ M"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group