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BUTTER PRINT

A memory token, chip carved, bird's eye maple with elaborate designs of the open hand, tree of life, thistle, etc. This lollipop design is terminated with a scrolled handle.

Signed on the front "M.J.B." and obverse, "Ms. J. Blair", Nova Scotia, mid 19th century

 

One of the most highly decorated prints known. M(r)s. Blair must have been very honoured to have been gifted such a beautiful piece.

 

Condition: No restoration

Literature: Fleming & Rowan, "Canadian Folk Art to 1950", page 186.

A mid 19th C Canadian memory token, bird's eye maple butter print, Nova Scotia

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    BLEMORA HERITAGE

    Phone:  705-645-1611

    E-mail:  blemora@muskoka.com

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