VTG MCNAUGHT BROS ISLE OF GUERNSEY BUTTER DISH W/ LID

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 13,2010
  • Channel: Online Auction

A vintage ceramic/porcelain Isle of Guernsey, McNaught Bros. Butter dish with a lid

In very good conditon with minimal baseline wear, possible slight fading of graphics

Off-white with subtle, black graphics & text, corners are slightly rounded

There's a slight, faded ink run on the corner border (likely during manufacturing) - may be visible in 1st photo, bottom right

Plain inside & on the sides

Lid marked as follows: " Isle of Guernsey Pure Creamery Butter, Butter of exceptional richness from proven herds, McNaught Bros. Grocers of Quality since 1848 "

There's an image of a person & couple of cows. Graphics are slightly blurred in 1st photo

An unusual, vintage momento from a unique place

Approximate Dimensions : 4" wide, 3" tall with lid

The famous Guernsey was developed on the Isle of Guernsey in the English Channel from foundation stock of French cattle around 960 A.D., & introduced into the United States in the 1830s. Being moderate producers of milk, Guernseys are second only to Jerseys in the amount of fat produced in the milk with a unique golden color, & are popular with people wishing to make cheese and butter from milk. Yummy!

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