Butter mold

Object Number: 
Z.1897
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 × 7 × 7 in. (17.8 × 17.8 × 17.8 cm)
Marks: 
carved: on adjacent sides: "i 8010" and "KTA"
Description: 
Cube shaped butter mold with corners hinged with wooden pegs; inner faces carved with various combinations of two-petal, four-petal, and six-petal motifs enclosed in circles and rectangles, with petal and zig-zag borders.
Gallery Label: 
This mold originally had a cover, most likely pyramid shaped.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group