This article was originally printed in Antique Trader
Butter Crocks at Auction
April 30, 2011, Wautoma, Wis.
Sale featured 500 butter crocks from many states,
including Ohio, Illinois and Wisconsin.
Wayne Yoder Auctions
N2475 13th Gateway, Wautoma, WI 54982
Office 920-787-5549 • 920-295-2644
Fax: 920-787-5989 • email the gallery
Online bidding services provided by ProxiBid.com.
|Red Wing Refrigerator Jar, with crack, 3 inches tall by 4-1/4 inches wide, $45.|
|Newmarket crock, Blackwell, Okla., 2-3/4 inches tall by 4-3/4 inches wide, $80.|
|King Cadillac Inc. crock, 5 inches tall by 6 inches wide, $30.|
|Verifine Sweet Cream Butter crock, “USA” on bottom, 3-3/4 inches tall by 5-1/2 inches wide, $35.|
|Watervilet Creamery Crock with cracks, 5-1/4 inches tall by 7-1/2 inches wide, $200.|
|Lake Shore Creamery crock, Highland Park, Ill. Nicks in rim and base, 3-1/2 inches tall by 5-3/4 inches wide, $250.|
|Davenport lidded Sanitary Butter Preserver, 4-1/4 inches tall by 9 inches wide, $125.|
|Three butter crocks: Rex Johncox, 3 inches tall by 4-3/4 inches wide. G.H. Everding, Elk Grove, 2-1/4 inches tall by 3-3/4 inches wide. Lambrecht’s Butter, Milwaukee, 3-3/4 inches tall by 5-1/2 inches wide. $2 each.|
Resources from the Web
- The History and Making of Butter – Did you know the modern, water-submerged butter crock is thought to have first appeared in France in the Middle Ages? Learn this and more history behind the humble (and valuable) butter crock at this WebExhibits online museum.
- John Bell covered butter crock, circa 1850, sells for $1,700
- Lauinger’s Country Store sold: Eureka Golden Rule Store butter crock brings $2,200
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