Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 x 4.1 cm )
Ivory carved butter mold with elongated knob handle and oval base with engraved flower pot and foliage around the sides and an American eagle in semi-relief on a concave bottom.
Gift of Mrs. Rutherford Oakes Ainslie
According to the donor, it was made one of the whaling ships.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.