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Cherry and Sons wooden butter churn. Item JB01.Hailing from the time when you made your own butter is this Cherry and Sons wooden butter churn. Turning the crank handle made the internal paddles revolve, agitating the separated cream to form butter. This one stands 420 mm high, is 390 mm wide, 280 mm deep and weighs 8 kg. In good original condition, and still working, it would date from the late 1800’s.
E Cherry and Sons was formed by Edward Cherry (1830-1910), who together with his wife Anne, emigrated from England in 1855 and set up a workshop in Gisborne in Victoria. They continued well into the 20th century, making amongst other things, items for cheese production and wooden telephone boxes. They were one of the largest employers in Gisborne.
|Dimensions||41 × 41 × 61 cm|