This design for butter storage is called a “French Style Butter Keeper”, also known as a “butter bell”. Icy cold water is stored in the bottom while butter is kept cool upside down in the lid. Take out the lid, spread your butter – Ta-da! Cool butter stored in the top. Glazed in vibrant blue on a black base color. Approximately 3 1/2″ x 4″ with 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ well in the lid. Glaze design may vary slightly from the one pictured. NOTE: there is a slight glare on the pictures.