19th Century

Once a diner removed some cold butter from the covered butter dish, they needed a place to put it. Majolica butter pats were perfect for the job. They typically measure three inches in diameter.

 

21st Century

Today these are perfect as ring or pin dishes or just to set out. They can also be hung on the wall among larger pieces or grouped together for an artful arrangement.

 

Butter Pats

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-- more butter pats to be added --

 

     

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