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Covered butter dish: lion

Object Number: 
1953.750ab
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4 in. ( 11.4 x 14 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Opaque white pressed glass covered butter dish; flat cover with recumbent lion on top; lion's mouth, eyes, and nostrils painted red; rectangular ribbed dish with canted corners and sawtooth border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group