Carved wooden gingerbread or springerle rolling pin. Roller is divided into 12 rectangular sections with engraved designs including a thistle, an anchor, a pineapple, a flower and a wheat sheaf. Three of the adjoining sections read "WINE YORK V.R" One section is quite damaged. Residue of gingerbread embedded in some designs.
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