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Butter Print

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T3921
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1700 - 1800

Notes

This butter print is turned and carved from a single piece of sycamore wood. It is probably Welsh and dates from the 18th century. The geometric designs carved upon it suggest that it was made in either Wales or the west of England. It is slightly concave in shape, to create a rounded pat of butter.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:18th century
Medium:Carved. Turned.
Material(s):Wood
Place of Origin:Wales - probably

Dimensions

Height:20.9 cm
Width:9.9 cm
Depth:5.6 cm