Butter mold

Butter mold
Title
Butter mold
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 3 in. ( 14 x 7.6 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
Object Number 
1942.143
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group