Above: The Porcelain Butter Dish from Japan is $65 for the small size and $72 from Plain Goods.
Above: The elegant Magewappa Butter Case won a Good Design Award in 2011 and is made of Akita cedar (currently sold out at Analogue Life). A similar Magewappa Butter Dish with Spreading Knife is $125 from Sumika Crafts.
Above: Noda Horo has been producing enamel products for more than 70 years; the 6.5-inch-long Enamel Butter Case is $55 from Monolier.
Above: The Azmaya Butter Dish is made of solid cherry wood without the use of nails or screws; $131 from Wallpaper Store.
Above: The Kakudo Butter Case by Takahashi Kougei is $124 from Nalata Nalata.
Above: Stackable Rectangular Case with Lid is $48 from Ippin Project.
Above: The white stoneware Bee House Butter Dish is $26 from Canoe.