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Butter Mould

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T906
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1800 - 1850

Notes

Many wooden objects are extremely difficult to date accurately as they are made according to traditional designs and methods which change very little over time. This elaborately carved example of a tankard type mould could hold around 4kg of butter.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Steamed and carved, with a turned handle.
Material(s):Willow wood

Dimensions

Height:28.6 cm
Width:27 cm
Diameter:23.2 cm