Identifiers / Alternate Names: Country "Amish" Farming scene featuring farmer and wife holding a bushel of crops. Surrounding them are crops in the field, wheat sheafs tied together, roosters and corn plants. Turquoise on White and the reverse color scheme is the most common, with other possibilities being and orange-yellow on white and a pink on white color scheme. The smallest refrigerator box has no farmers on it, only the rooster and corn showing. Also known as: Amish, Farmer & Wife, Buttercup, Rooster & Corn
Item Type: Mixing Bowls Series 300 / 400
Years Manufactured: 1957 - ?
Values: Check below on Ebay for approximate prices
Sizes and ID#s: #401 (1.5 pint) #402 (1.5 quart) #403 (2.5 quart) #404 (4 quart)
Original Box#s: 300-OTBP, ?
The Butterprint pattern is tremendously popular and there is quite a bit of it out there. Standard Color Mixing bowls like these, as well as the Cinderella bowls in the pattern, top the list of commonly seen Butterprint items. Here’s an example of the bowls, from contributor Jennifer Myers.
Unlike the Cinderella style which alternated reversed color schemes for the different sized bowls, the Butterprint Mixing Bowls only came in turquoise on white. Like many other Color bowl sets, they also came in sets of 3 (300 series) missing the largest 4 quart bowl. The numbers on the bottoms of the bowls are all the same, however. The sizes are 1 1/2 pint (#401), 1 1/2 quart (#402), 2 1/2 quart (#403) and 4 quart (#404). Full sets of these bowls with the original boxes can be found quite commonly online, and we’ve seen a number of original boxes with various graphics on them.
Remember when looking them up that the pattern is commonly mislabled as “Amish” by sellers and buyers.
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