VTG MCNAUGHT BROS ISLE OF GUERNSEY BUTTER DISH W/ LID
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Sold Date: 11/13/2010
Channel: Online Auction
A vintage ceramic/porcelain Isle of Guernsey, McNaught Bros. Butter dish with a lidIn 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! Quoted shipping U.S. only - Calculated Priority Mail & varies with destintation Zip Code Payment due within 7 days of purchase / auction-end Please email any questions Thank you!
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