Butter Churn, Exceptional Form, Pouring Funnel, Original Paint

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Butter Churn, Exceptional Form, Pouring Funnel, Original Paint, Image 1

A fine example made by a very experienced master cooper demonstrating a high standard of workmanship. The dasher/plunger is received by a beautifully turned ovoid funnel [rim tapers inward], the funnel pierces the slightly domed fitted lid. The staves, one projecting, and flaring like a piggin type handle are bound by four buttonhole joined hoops and one hoop at the rim having a tapered finger terminus.

Date: Circa 1800-1830

Measurement: Churn/Dasher Height: 52.75"; Churn Height: 24.75"; Base Diameter: 12.5"

Material: Eastern white pine, ask, maple, red paint

Condition: Fine

$2,450

SKU: MH2-46

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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