Various print designs
Butter with pointed ends
A Dutch wooden mold in an 1859 book
Milch Cows and Dairy Farming ...by Charles Louis Flint. NY: 1859
The images are from paintings by the Dutch painter Pieter Aertsen (1508-1575) and Joachim Beuckelaer (1533-1574) from Belgium. The black and white engraving, with tools and butter was done by the Frenchman Nicolas Larmessin (1638-1694).
©2013 Patricia Bixler Reber