Patent butter churn
Overall: 33 1/4 x 20 x 20 1/2 in. ( 84.5 x 50.8 x 52.1 cm )
stencilled: in black on frame: "SMITH'S BUTTER WORKER/ CHURNS, WORKS, & SALTS/ AT ONE OPERATION/ PATENT JAN [illeg] 185[8?]"
Wooden (possibly oak) churn composed of octoganal bucket hanging from frame; cast-iron arch supports bucket and turned maple dasher with iron blades rotated by a crank.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Purchased from C.W. Ives, New Haven, Connecticut.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.