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Catalog Number 1976.347.003
Description Dazey Glass Butter Churn, c. 1922-1944. Churn has a 1922 crank mechanism (A) and wooden paddle (B) with a 1944 replacement glass jar (C). Jar (C) is bulbous toward the bottom with four vertical recessed sections at "corners." Between recessed "corners" are horizontal ribbed sections in the shape of trapazoids. Wide mouth is threaded to fit Dazey 1922 steel metal mechanism (A). Vertical crank is attached to an L shaped handle with a smooth bulbous wooden (oak) grip. Crank is affixed between a metal unit in the shape of a "D" that sits on top of lid. Both sides of crank unit are embossed with "DAZEY" at the top and a flower (daisy) in the center. A piece of galvanized metal has been added to top of lid below crank mechanism. Steel rod inserts through bottom of lid and up to tank. At bottom of rod is affixed a wooden paddle unit with four vertical rectangular propellers. Wooden unit is split vertically through the center and is secured with iron metal wire.
Object Name Churn
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Dazey Glass Butter Churn, c. 1922-1944
Date c. 1922 - 1944
Creator Dazey Corp., St. Louis
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "DAZEY" (embossed at top of both sides of mechanism [A]); "34 L" (inscribed on side of shaft between handle and crank of mechanism [A]); "THE DAZEY CORP. / ST. LOUIS, U.S.A. PAT. APP FOR NO. 4" (embossed on bottom of jar [C])
Dimensions H-13.75 W-9 D-7 inches
Search Terms Dairy
Dairy Equipment
Food, Preservation and Storage
Subjects Butter
Butter making
Dairy products