DOUBLE-SIDED CARVED LOLLIPOP BUTTER PRINT 

Pennsylvania. ca 1820-1850.
Appears to be poplar with pine or poplar. Voluptuous, and skillfully executed design and carving makes this simple utilitarian object feel like art. Pinwheel or swirls on one side with strong movement, the other a 5-pointed star. Soft wear with pleasing patina.
About 4 inch diameter x 7 5/8 OAL x 3/4 thick. See "Butter Prints and Mold", Kindig, page 53 for a similar example

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