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A collection of sycamore butter moulds, mainly 19th century
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A collection of sycamore butter moulds, mainly 19th century

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A collection of sycamore butter moulds, mainly 19th century
including; four ejector type, some carved with thistle's, corn stooks and stylised flower heads -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high; and two butter workers of flat circular form, one with a ball knop finial; and three others (9)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

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Butter workers were used for working water out of butter. In the West Country they are known as butter pouncers.
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