Base for covered butter dish
Overall: 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 8.9 cm )
Colorless (with slight amethyst tint) pressed glass base for covered butter dish (from toy sets); circular form with scalloped edge; deep curved rim and nine-sided well; sunburst with leafy points, in well; along interior rim, frieze of figures, working and playing, in a garden setting: one figure is walking behind a hoop, another holding a drum, another walking behind a pig, and another holding a spade and trowel aloft; fences, trees, and a row of 3 scarecrows complete the scene (Lee-Rose 895).
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
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