S/4004 Antique Treen 19th Century Oak Cheese Press
A small circular free standing oak cheese press, which were weighted down with a heavy stone or smaller stones in a wooden box. Cheese presses of differing sizes and designs were used to expand the whey with pressure and allow the curds to consolidate. The whole has a pleasing colour, grain and retains a patination.
1¼ in. (3 cm.) High
6¾ in. (17 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1890