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Antique Limoges Bridal Wreath Domed Butter Dish with Lid Elite Works Roses

Antique Limoges Bridal Wreath Domed Butter Dish with Lid Elite Works Roses (POT-195)

Quantity in Stock: 1     RuralFinds Item: POT-195

Here is an antique domed butter dish with lid by Elite Works, Limoges, France.

The pattern is Bridal Wreath. The pattern is a pretty garland of pink roses & lavender flowers with green leaves.

The antique domed butter dish has a scalloped edge. There is no gold trim around the scalloped edge on butter dish.

Antique Limoges Bridal Wreath Domed Butter Dish Measurement: The bowl is 7 1/8" in diameter and 1 1/2" high.

The domed lid is 5" in diameter.

Antique Limoges Bridal Wreath Domed Butter Dish Condition:

Butter Dish Condition: 2 manufacturers bubble mark in the glaze in the inside bowl area. A tiny chip and some roughness to the bottom surface base on the reverse side of the bowl (see photo).

Domed Lid Condition: 1 tiny chip on the edge of the domed lid. Light wear to the speckled gold trim on the dome handle.

No obvious surface scratches. .

The stamp on the bottom of the antique serving bowls reads: Elite L France & the second stamp reads: Elite Works Limoges France.

The antique porcelain butter dish was manufactured by Bawo and Dotter under the Limoges Elite Works stamps, France.

Here is some information to determine the approximate age of the antique oval covered serving bowl.

In 1893, Bawo & Dotter a US company built its own factory in Limoges, calling it the Elite Works. The stamp Elite France or Elite Works France was used between 1892 and 1900.

From this period, 1900 to 1914, the pieces were marked Limoges, France, with a red shield showing St. Mark and the words “Elite Works” above it and “Limoges France” below it.

The same mark, but in green, was used from 1920 to 1932.

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