Description : An antique or vintage Stoneware Butter Crock with later painted decoration by 20thC. American Folk Artist, Warner C. The Butter Crock : Molded cylindrical form with slightly raised band at rim. Approximate 2.5 Quart capacity. This would be considered a 5# Butter Crock. WREDE on the base. The photos are probably the best description. Background : WC (Warner) Wrede partnered with Peter Ompir in the 1950s and the pair worked together to paint a wide variety of everyday objects. A time consuming, multi-step process requiring up to 2 weeks to complete each piece. See Internet for further information. No cracks, repaired damage or other excuses. This Folk Art Butter Crock will feature prominently in any Primitive or Country setting. See photos for complete details and close-ups. Please consider them as part of the description. Approximate 2.5 Quart capacity; measures 7-1/4W x 5-1/8H overall. Weighs 3.75 lbs. Good Luck, thanks for looking, and be sure to bookmark my Auctions, listed and ending daily. The item “Folk Art Tole Painted Stoneware Butter Crock with 6 Ompir Apples, Signed WC Wrede” is in sale since Wednesday, October 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Crocks”. The seller is “mgs1971″ and is located in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Origin: USA
- Primary Material: Tole-Painted Stoneware Folk Art
- Age: Post-1940
- Style: Primitive Country Folk Art Americana
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Color: Multi-Color
- Maker: W.C. Wrede (partner w/ Peter Ompir)