Butter dish with cover
Height 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Round butter dish in the form of a basket with ‘famille rose’ colors.
On underside of base: "Collection G. Ephis"
On underside of cover: "Aronson Antiquairs / Amsterdam"
2000, sold by Jean-Gabriel Peyre (dealer), Paris, to the G. Ephis collection (private collector), France; 2012, sold by the G. Ephis collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012.
The G. Ephis Collection—Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously, Charles Bain Hoyt Fund, John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund, Mary S. and Edward J. Holmes Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Tamara Petrosian Davis Sculpture Fund, John Lowell Gardner Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, H. E. Bolles Fund, and funds by exchange from the Kiyi and Edward M. Pflueger Collection-Bequest of Edward M. Pflueger and Gift of Kiyi Powers Pflueger