Churn, butter; Henderson & Pollard Ltd; [?]; CT78.743
Churn, butterAbout this object
Butter churn; an 'Ideal' brand butter churn, made in Auckland, New Zealand by Henderson & Pollard Ltd. Made from white pine (kahikatea). The churn consists of a barrel-shaped body with an external turning handle which rotates internal wooden paddles. There is a removable wooden lid at the top opening and a bung at the base of the barrel for releasing fluids.
In 1904 Henderson & Pollard established a joinery factory in Enfield Road. The factory was rebuilt twice after destructive fires in 1909 and 1927.
organic, vegetal, wood, white pine (kahikatea)
processed material, metal, alloy, steel
Stamped in black on one side: "THE / IDEAL / MADE IN NEW ZEALAND / FROM SELECTED WHITE PINE / FREE FROM [illegible] AND ODOUR / No 1 / HENDERSON & POLLARD LTD / HYGIENIC / EFFICIENT"Measurements
h 390mm x l 335mm x w 370mm
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