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Butter dish

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

1853/65

Artist:

Gorham Manufacturing Company
American, founded 1831
Providence, Rhode Island

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Gorham Manufacturing Company

Title

Butter dish

Origin

Providence

Date

c. 1853–1865

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Marked on bottom: "50/incised rampart lion facing left, Anchor, & Gothic "G"/COIN"

Dimensions

12.1 × 17.2 cm (4 3/4 × 6 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society through an anonymous donor

Reference Number

1983.829

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