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Object Name Mold, Butter
Object ID 2016.01.52
Collection O. Henry Museum Collection
Date Unknown
Description Light wooden butter press mold. Comprises two separate parts: a lid with four sides and a hole on top, and a base with a shaft in the middle. Lid top is secured onto sides with twenty-one small nails and sides are held together with box joints at the corners. The shaft is held to the base with four nails. There is not a maker's mark, but there is a capital "E" mark on the top of the base and beneath the lid top. There are also black marks on the bottom of the lid interior that appear to be "F 21 IT."
Width (in) 5.375
Height (in) 5
Depth (in) 3.25