"General" butter dish

about 1939
The Hall China Company (East Liverpool, Ohio, 1903 to the present), Retailed by Westinghouse Electric Company (American)


Object Place: East Liverpool, Ohio

Dimensions

9.5 x 18.4 x 11.4 cm (3 3/4 x 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.914.1-2

Medium or Technique

Stoneware with "Garden Green" glaze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Stoneware

Green covered butter dish, bullet-shaped in form, with straight end and rounded end, on flat base, with high ribbed cover of streamlined form; handle recessed in lid; marked on base; white interior.

Markings

In black on underside of bottom: "Made Exclusively for / WESTINGHOUSE By / The Hall China Co. / Made in U.S.A."

Provenance

Purchased by Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward, November 2001 from Ebay; to MFA, 2001, gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara McLean Ward and Gerald W. R. Ward

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.