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Butter churn, cover, and dasher

Butter churn, cover, and dasher
Butter churn, cover, and dasher
Butter churn, cover, and dasher
ca. 1825-1850
Wood, paint
a (churn): 20 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (52.4 x 23.5 cm) b (cover): 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (1.9 x 19.1 cm) c (dasher): 36 1/8 x 5 7/8 x
Barrel portion of dasher type butter churn; painted red and made entirely without nails; with slightly tapered sides, three hoops with woven joints, and one stave extending above top hoop that is carved in the shape of a handle; circular cover with incised band around rim and convex middle with hole at center and two inch notch along edge; long-handled dasher with pine cross, pierced with holes and nailed to the bottom (lid and dasher missing).
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
Gallery Label 
According to the donor, this churn was purchased in the village of Panama, New York.
See similar example in Linda Campbell Franklin, "300 Years of Kitchen Collectibles," 4th ed. (iola, Wisc.: Krause Publications, 1977), p. 78.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group