Butter mold

Object Number: 
1942.143
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 × 5 5/8 in. (7.6 × 14.3 cm)
Description: 
Turned treenware butter mold composed of plunger handle attached to a circular base, piercing a dome-shaped cover; the underside of the base has a carved flower surrounded by patterned circular bands.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Stone Voorhies and Miss Arlene Brooks Voorhies
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group