Beautiful Antique Carved Wood Small Primitive Butter Print Stylized Plant Circle Incised Border
Description: A beautiful smaller size antique lathe turned and carved wood butter print. The butter print has a carving depicting a stylized carefully balanced plant. The plant has two leaves arranged in a V shape with grass blades emanating from its center. The print has three inceised circle along its border framing the carved design. The bitter print appears to be made of a single piece of wood. It has a knob like handle in the center with a slightly domed top. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Mid to late 1800's.
Origin: Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Size: Measures ~3 1/4" in diameter at the design part and is ~2 7/8" high. The piece itself weighs about 2.5 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: Very nice antique butter print with a nice and well done design. it would make a great addition to your butter print collection.
Condition: The piece is in very good condition given its age and utilitarian function. It has acquired a nice warm gray age patina from years of use. It has no repairs, no cracks, some minor losses and dings at the edge of the design disk, and a few minor stains here and there all of which can be seen in the photos. The print also has some scratches and minor dings to the surface. Please see photos for additional condition information.