Covered butter dish: crayfish

Object Number: 
1953.743ab
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. ( 11.4 x 19 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white pressed glass covered butter dish; slightly domed top with crayfish finial; crayfish has tail folded under; top with shell decoration and beading; rectangular-shaped dish with canted corners; foliate handles and beaded edges; sides of dish with oval rondels, flowers, and fluted corners.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group