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Object ID 002188

Object Name Lambrecht Creamery butter crock

Object Desc Stoneware crock for Lambrecht Butter. 1/2 pound size. Off-white with blue text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002102

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Food Containers


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 4

Object Date

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Lambrecht Creamery,dairy,butter,crocks,stoneware,

Title Lambrecht Creamery butter crock

Description Stoneware crock. Off-white in color with gloss finish on sides and interior, but bottom is not. Large rim at top. At front text in blue. 12c / Deposit" at left and right of text. "Lambrecht / Butter / 'Famous for its Flavor' / Milwaukee Chicago". On back text, "For Better Living - Lambrecht Quality - Lambrecth Service / Fine Food Since 1909".


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Height 3

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.38

Circumference 18

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material stoneware


Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Lambrecht Creamery

Maker Details John Lambrecht started the Lambrecht Creamery in 1909 at 16th and Meinecke in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It later moved to 2930 W. Center Street. In the late 1920s, Lambrecht joined Beatrice Foods of Chicago, Illinois and became Lambrecht Foods. Lambrecht continued until 1970 when if finally closed its offices on Center Street.

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Image Caption CMY2102



Date MAY 15,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Crack through stoneware on front at left from top lip vertically 2". Overall, crock is dirty and has staining. Staining and discoloration along top of lip. Black stain on back edge of lip. Interior has accrections along bottom. Bottom of crock is unglazed. Dirty and discolored especially along edges. Chip with loss on front edge of crock.


Date MAY 15,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 4 from Room 4, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin