Butter Stamp

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1775-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2549

Description

Crudely carved wooden stamp with chip carving overall; round stamp with initials and images.

Details

Descriptive Terms

butter prints
cookware
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
Treen
Wood
Carved
Press, Butter

Inscription

Initials ""VC"" or ""VG"" with images--described by Nina Little as three candlesticks. Religious? Masonic? See accession file for drawing.

Associated Person

treen

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.677