Folk Mooncake Press

c. 1850
$780 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 16.25" D: 2.5" H: 2.5"
Materials
Wood
Collection #
CMCL049
Estimated Shipping
$38

Dated to the mid-19th century, this rustic wood press is carved with seven unique molds used for shaping festive mooncakes. Packed with lotus root, red bean, or other regional fillings, mooncakes are a delicacy eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival as an offering between friends and family. Each mold included in this set conveys a symbolic meaning - a fish for harmony, a butterfly for happiness, stylized characters for happiness and longevity, and chrysanthemums to celebrate the autumn season. Beautifully aged and full of character, we love this humble kitchen tool as a storied token from the past.

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