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Crock

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Crock

Artist: N.A. White & Son (active Utica, New York, 1882-1890)

Date: 1882-1890
Medium: Stoneware
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/8 × 8 11/16in. (16.8 × 22.1cm)
Markings: Impressed: "N.A. WHITE & SON / UTICA. N.Y."
Credit Line: Museum Purchase
Object number: 82.19
Label Text
Factory production of butter began in 1861, but butter often continued to be made at home into the twentieth century. Small, straight-sided crocks with covers were used to store butter; larger sizes were used to ship butter intended for sale.