Transferware Butter Pat English Wilkinson Square 1890s Teabag Caddy
This is a brown transferware A. J. Wilkinson, England square antique ironstone butter pat, butter chip or small butter dish made of that has been hand colored on brown transfer.
The transfer ware butter pat measures 2.25 inches square and was made 1891-1894. The design is a floral with gold trim.
The butter pat or butter dish is in very good +++ condition with no chips or cracks. There is a bit of gold loss and some minor discoloration and crazing and a back manufacturing flaw.
Butter pats are being used currently as ring dishes, teabag holders and for sushi and sauces. A cute, small and practical work of art and victoriana.