DISHES-BUTTER PATS (Round Shape)

So far we have seen 4 different shapes of Butter Pats: square (2), round (4), diamond (1) and quatrefoil (2). The figures in parenthesis indicate significant sub-categories in each shape. The "squares" have two: 3 3/4" large dishes with no outside decoration & smaller 3" dishes with 4 flower outside decorations. The "rounds" have four categories: heavy 3" & 3 1/8" with unglazed bottoms and no rain cloud borders, deep-at least 7/8" with straight line borders, shallow-under 5/8" with straight line borders, shallow with bottom markings.

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DISHES-BUTTER PATS (Quatrefoil Shape)

So far we have seen 4 different shapes of Butter Pats: square (2), round (4), diamond (1) and quatrefoil (2). The figures in parenthesis indicate significant sub-categories in each shape. The "squares" have two: 3 3/4" large dishes with no outside decoration & smaller 3" dishes with 4 flower outside decorations.

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DISHES-BUTTER PATS (Diamond Shape)

So far we have seen 4 different shapes of Butter Pats: square (2), round (4), diamond (1) and quatrefoil (2). The figures in parenthesis indicate significant sub-categories in each shape. The "squares" have two: 3 3/4" large dishes with no outside decoration & smaller 3" dishes with 4 flower outside decorations.

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DISHES-BONBON (3 Pieces)

"Bonbon" is the French word for candied fruit. "Sweetmeat" is the English version for the same delicacies and earlier usage included little cakes or pastries. These terms can be used interchangeably. "Terrapin", a word for turtles, was occasionally used as the cover and dish resembled a turtle's shell.

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DISHES–SAUCE-LATE-5+” (Straight Line Border)

These late 5" Sauce Dishes are common. They range in diameter from 5" to 5 1/4" and from 1 1/8" to 1 3/8" high. The 2 sauce dishes pictured are a representative sample. These late sauce dishes have glazed bottoms, are made of thin porcelain and have straight-line borders.

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DISHES–SAUCE-LATE-4+” (Straight Line Border)

These late 4" Sauce Dishes are common. They range in diameter from 4 1/4" to 4 1/2" and from 1" to 1 1/4" deep. The 2 sauce dishes pictured are a representative sample. These late dishes have glazed bottoms, are made of thin porcelain and have straight-line borders.

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