Educational Article

  HEISEY BUTTER SET - by Carl and Eunice Booker
  This Heisey butter set is beautifully iridized on clear glass. We have named it Engraved Flower because of the design on the covered butter. The individual butter pats have no pattern other than panels or flutes. The butter tub also has stubby handles.
  Eunice and I really like iridized Heisey and when the opportunity came up to purchase this set in July of 1982 (from Eleanor Hart), we jumped at the chance. Part of the excitement was finding a complete set of iridized Heisey. Suppos!edly Heisey didn’t iridize their glass. Whoever did this set did a great job.
  This Heisey butter set is beautifully iridized on clear glass. We have named it Engraved Flower because of the design on the covered butter. The individual butter pats have no pattern other than panels or flutes. The butter tub also has stubby handles.
  We especially like the small butter pats as they fit nicely with our miniatures. Technically, a butter pat is not a miniature, as it is the normal size for what it is, a butter pat. It should probably be categorized as a small and not a miniature. That’s all I’ll say on this, as I don’t want to get “nit-picky.” ------------------------------------
  I do want to mention the wonderful piece of work Jerry Curtis has done in preparing the HOACGA insert for 2010. It is Miniatures, Smalls, and Novelties. Jerry has had around eight hundred pictures sent to him for consideration. These may be found on his flickr account. It is a real treat to look at these pictures and realize how many great “little” pieces of carnival are in existence. If you are interested in purchasing one of these inserts, you may get in touch with Ann McMorris, mcmorris@woodsland.com.