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Butter mold

Butter mold
Butter mold
Butter mold
Title
Butter mold
Date 
ca. 1785
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 8.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Redware butter mold with deeply incised image of a figure wearing a hat and robe; the reverse has incised initials and date.
Object Number 
INV.1047
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group