This item is a covered butter dish bottom marked with an "M" in a wreath with "Noritake China" above and"Hand Painted, Japan" below it. The piece is 3 1/4" at the covers handle, 5 15/16" in diameter, and the plate section is 15/16" deep with a 7 7/8" diameter. The white body is adorned with a beige inner race and a light blue outer race that has dark blue accents. The central decoration consists of yellow, red, and blue tulip blossoms with green leaves and stems and blue flower blossoms mixed in. The plate has a few light abrasions from use, but there are no chips, cracks, flakes, stains, or repairs. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.