Historical information

This item was used to place in the bottom of saucepan to prevent milk from boiling over when heated on a stove. Is still used today. this item was also used when preserving jams and pickles. This item was owned by Mrs Mary Smith and was part of her estate given to the museum by her family.


This milk saver was very popular in the early 20th century with most households.

Physical description

Round white porclain disc with instructions

Inscriptions & markings

Prevents boiling over of SAVE MIlk place in saucepan
Use moderate over