Silver Plate Glass

Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser

Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser

Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser
I offer this fabulous English made c. 1870, Victorian silver-plate & cut-glass butter dish with a twigs design in a manner reminiscent of Dr. The stand looks like a structure of silver twigs; the twigs design is carried over as the handle of the cover.

The beautifully chased cover itself has paisleys as the main element, with thistles and hearts where one could have engraved initials (but thank goodness did not). The crystal or wheel cut glass insert has a frosted finish (except the edge) with a beautiful clear spokes design cut at the bottom. I doubt that any others have survived. We bought this about 40 years ago and have used it on special occasions on the table with many positive comments from our guests; it is both elegant and well designed. It is the best we have ever seen and is guaranteed to impress your guests.

Time for someone else to enjoy it. Appx 7.5" long (19 cm) by 5.75" (14.6 cm) wide and 5 tall (12.7 cm) including handle. No wear to the silver playing, no chips, cracks or flakes to the glass insert. No breaks and no repairs noted. The lid has a very small and shallow bend on the rim, something that you have to look for to find it.

The glass has a small original manufacturing imperfection in the glass itself, something that you also have to look for to find it. You would never guess that this is a 150 year old item; it is simply stunning and almost looks like it was made last week.


Victorian c1870 silver-plate/cut-glass butter dish on twigs Christopher Dresser