Butter Churn; 6355

Name/Title

Butter Churn

About this object

Glass Butter Churn with gearing on top.

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Glass & Metal

Subject and Association Description

Cube shaped clear glass squat bottle. On lid is mounted an apparatus with handle which connects to a 'paddle' down inside the bottle.

Credit Line

Donated by Mrs K Cameron

Object Type

Butter Churn

Object number

6355

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

10 Jul 2010 14:14 PM,UTC

Hi there is a similar model to this (manufactured by 'Blow' Churn Co and also a model with covering on the gears.) at the Illawarra Museum

http://ehive.com/account/3719/object/32666

A similar design but with visible gears is at the Tweed River Regional Museum, and mentioned in a post from Migration Heritage Centre written by Joanna Boileau.

http://www.migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au/exhibition/objectsthroughtime/tweed-butter/

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