Wood butter container standing on short pedestal base, the body expanding towards the mouth but contracting sharply over the upper quarter, decorated with alternating cross-hatched and plain squares in a large band, a small band of cross-hatching towards the rim and radiating lines on the base. There is a leather handle attached to the container through two protusions on the upper section of the container.
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