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Butter mold

Description

Turned wooden "cup" w/ step-molded top and slightly canted circular body enclosing a cylindrical plunger w/ a button knop on top. Plunger surmounts carved circular mold die carved w/ a sawtooth border enclosing leaf and fruit motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Material
poplar (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
butter molds
cookware
MOLD, BUTTER
Possibly poplar (wood)
Tulip Poplar
Dimensions
4.5 x 3.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.174
GUSN
24992

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