Butter Churns Photos

Butter churns have a wide variety of designs in stoneware, wood and other materials.

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Bent-wood butter churn at Strong House. Windsor, CT.Wood butter churn & crock at Thankful Arnold House. Haddam, CT.Butter churn in kitchen at Rev. John Hale House. Beverly, MA.Yak butter churn being carried on the back of a villager in Tibet. China.
Bent-wood butter churn at Strong House. Windsor, CT.Wood butter churn & crock at Thankful Arnold House. Haddam, CT.Butter churn in kitchen at Rev. John Hale House. Beverly, MA.Yak butter churn being carried on the back of a villager in Tibet. China.
Pine Firkins & stoneware butter churn at Henry Whitfield State Museum. Guilford, CT.Antique cheese making tools at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Stoneware butter churn marked ? Seymour, Hartford at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Stoneware butter churn at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.
Pine Firkins (18th-early 19th C) & stoneware butter churn (early 19th C) at Henry Whitfield State Museum. Guilford, CT.Antique cheese making tools at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Stoneware butter churn marked ? Seymour, Hartford at Stanley-Whitman House. Farmington, CT.Stoneware butter churn at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.
Fort Dodge Stoneware Co. butter churn at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Stoneware butter churn in Mark Twain birthplace cabin at Mark Twain Memorial Shrine. MO.Salt glaze butter churn in Jonathan Goldsmith House at Hale Farm. Cleveland, OH.Crockery butter churn & muffin pan in kitchen at Johnston Farm. Piqua, OH.
Fort Dodge Stoneware Co. butter churn at Historical Museum of Iowa. Des Moines, IA.Stoneware butter churn in Mark Twain birthplace cabin at Mark Twain Memorial Shrine. MO.Salt glaze butter churn in Jonathan Goldsmith House at Hale Farm. Cleveland, OH.Crockery butter churn & muffin pan in kitchen at Johnston Farm. Piqua, OH.
Collection of A.P. Donaghho Pottery Co. stoneware at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Butter churn by W.F. Shawver Co., Charleston, WV & other Stoneware crocks at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Stoneware butter crock by John Burger of Rochester, NY at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Antique butter churns displayed at Tillamook Cheese Factory. Tillamook, OR.
Collection of A.P. Donaghho Pottery Co. stoneware at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Butter churn by W.F. Shawver Co., Charleston, WV & other Stoneware crocks at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Stoneware butter crock (1850s) by John Burger of Rochester, NY at National Museum of American History. Washington, DC.Antique butter churns displayed at Tillamook Cheese Factory. Tillamook, OR.
Hand cranked butter churn at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.Swinging butter churn & other butter tools in Garrison house at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Cranked butter churn & other butter tools in Garrison house at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Swinging butter churn at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Hand cranked butter churn at Craik-Patton House. Charleston, WV.Swinging butter churn & other butter tools in Garrison house at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Cranked butter churn & other butter tools in Garrison house at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Swinging butter churn (19th C) at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Butter roller at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Butter packaging at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Butter boxes at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Butter making implements & display at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Butter roller at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Butter packaging (19th C) at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Butter boxes at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Butter making implements & display at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Roller butter worker to remove remaining milk over earlier wooden bowl & paddle plus stoneware butter crock at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Collection of butter molds in Rider House at Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Danbury, CT.Butter molds at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Butter molds at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Roller butter worker to remove remaining milk (late 1800s) over earlier wooden bowl & paddle plus stoneware butter crock at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.Collection of butter molds in Rider House at Danbury Museum & Historical Society. Danbury, CT.Butter molds at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT.Butter molds at Billings Farm & Museum. Woodstock, VT.
Silver covered butter dish by Samuel Kirk & Son, Baltimore, MD at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Porcelain butter tub by Lowestoft Porcelain Factory of England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Ruby flash glass souvenir butter dish from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Jumbo Butter Dish by Canton Glass Co. at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.
Silver covered butter dish (1880-90) by Samuel Kirk & Son, Baltimore, MD at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Porcelain butter tub (1760-8) by Lowestoft Porcelain Factory of England at DAR Memorial Continental Hall Museum. Washington, DC.Ruby flash glass souvenir butter dish from 1904 St. Louis World's Fair at Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion. St. Louis, MO.Jumbo Butter Dish (c1885) by Canton (OH) Glass Co. at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.
Canton Glass butter dish Jumbo pattern at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Canton, OH.Diamond Band butter with cover with gold decor at National Heisey Glass Museum. Newark, OH.

Canton Glass butter dish Jumbo pattern at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Canton, OH.Diamond Band butter with cover with gold decor at National Heisey Glass Museum. Newark, OH.


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