This beautifully designed butter bell crock features a midnight black retro design and allows you to keep your butter fresh, delicious and spreadable for up to a month without refrigeration. The butter dish is made from highest quality bone china and has been hand painted for one kind of uniqueness. To use the butter crock, simply pour water into the base and put butter into the lid. Now, put the lid back into the base and you are good to go! The black butter bell crock holds 1 stick of butter, is dishwasher safe, and is 100% lead and cadmium free.