Minton covered muffin dish, 1880. With incised marks on the bottom of the underplate for October 1880 (see enlargement 6). A two piece set consisting of an underplate and domed lid with knob. Both pieces have a decorated turquoise ribbon border design separated at intervals by four groups of pink roses. Gilt trim. The interior of the underplate has ribbed sides and the ribbed design is repeated on the lid. There is slight wear to the gilt trim and very light and barely noticeable crazing between the ridges of the ribbing on the lid. The lid also has two very light yellowed spots (see enlargement 5) and there are two minor chips on the back of the underplate at the base rim. The underplate measures 8 inches in diameter. The combined height of both pieces is approximately 5 inches.