The Alessi Ship Shape Butter Boat is a creative way to serve butter, jams, or sauces. Designed by Stefano Giovannoni in 1998, the Ship Shape Boat features a small knife that inserts into the smokestack of the lid. The knife handle serves as the smoke. Alessi, known as the Italian design factory, has manufactured household products since 1921. The stylish and fun items offered are the result of contemporary partnerships with some of the world's best designers of unique and modern home accessories.