Learn about Butter Dishes

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A pair of George III silver butter shell dishes by Burrage Davenport, London 1783, each with engraved hare crest and beaded edge on three conch shell moulded feet, 211 grams.Provenance: Purchased from Christies London, 1980.

Hallmarked sterling silver butter dish featuring etched floral design and glass insert. London, 1874, maker WE. Diameter 19 cm. Weight not including insert 445g)

Hallmarked sterling silver Georgian butter boat with gilt interior. London, 1802, maker John Emes. Height 5.5 cm. Weight 80g

Five George V hallmarked sterling silver items, including four matching small dishes, Birmingham 1911, makers H. Matthews; and butter dish with glass insert, Birmingham 1913, same makers. Diameter 13 cm (average)

Pair of scallop butter dishes, bearing rubbed marks for George Maudsley Jackson and David Landsborough Fullerton London 1899; together with a similar smaller scallop dish bearing marks Cb&S, Sheffield 1909 (3), total weight 170 grs

Pair of sterling silver butter dishes, hallmarked Birmingham 1910

A sterling silver butter dish, Horace Woodward & Co, London. 1896/7, an open fan shell-shape and resting on three bun feet, weight 79gr length 14 cm

A sterling silver butter dish, John Round & Sons, Sheffield. 1907/8, an open fan shell-shape and resting on three bun feet, weight 91gr length 14.5 cm

Sterling silver butter shell, scallop shaped with foliate scroll embossing to rim and edges with three conch shell feet, bearing marks HA, Sheffield 1891. Weight 110grs. Length 15 cm. Width 13 cm

A cased silver butter dish, the circular dish with pierced sides, two handles and glass liner. William Devenport, Birmingham 1899. Together with a silver knife, Sheffield 1897. Height 4 cm. Width 11.5 cm

A pair of George III silver butter dishes, Edward fox, London, 1804, of circular form elaborately decorated with country folk in a landscape with a finial depicting a gentleman and his dog at his feet (2) 872gms (each), 20 cm diameter, 14 cm high

A Victorian silver covered butter dish and stand, Charles Thomas Fox & George Fox, London, 1842, the plate, dish and cover with parcel gilt flower knop pierced and engraved with scrolling foliage, glass liner missing, 735gms, 21 cm diameter

A Georgian circular butter tub cover and stand, 15 cm diameter

A matched pair of George III butter shells London, 1808, & 1809, Thomas Prothero, London 1808, and A.I., London 1809, 15 cm wide, 124gms weight

Sterling butter dish, Birmingham 1926, with crystal liner

A cased sterling silver butter dish with knife, the pierced octagonal body on four legs, with flat scroll handles. Original cut glass liner present. Birmingham 1937, maker L Ltd. Width 15 cm

George II Irish sterling silver butter shells. Dublin, c1750. (2 items)

Hallmarked sterling silver shell shaped butter dish & knife, Sheffield, C1897, Maker JD WD

Pair Edward VII sterling silver scallop shape butter dishes, Chester 1907

An Edwardian sterling silver shell butter dish, Sheffield 1910 by John Round & Son, 17 cm wide

Two matching hallmarked sterling silver boxed butter dishes. Diameter 10.5 cm (Max.)

Victorian sterling silver pair of shell shaped butter dishes each engraved with a wolf's head and raised on three ball feet. London 1892

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