What a wonderful piece of 19th century Americana. This Antique Primitive Standing Butter Churn even comes with Dasher. I assume it is original to the piece, as it was inside the churn when we found it in an old Connecticut barn. I just love old barns, don't you? The butter churn is hand painted black with colorful Pennsylvania style tulip and heart design on the front. Colors are deep aqua, red and white on bronze over greenish (mustard color) backwash. This design appears to have been painted over at a later date as I can see that where areas have chipped off, the underneath color appears to have been an old blue; most butter churns in that time period were painted blue, but we ladies like change on occasion, even back then. The interior is unpainted. Lid has opening for dasher pole and there is an attached wooden handle to lift lid from barrel. Butter Churn barrel measures 22 1/2 inches tall (25 inches to the top of lid handle); the bottom is 11 inches in diameter. Dasher is 43 ½ inches tall with crossed wood base, crossbars measure 9 inches long by ¾ inch thick. This fits comfortably inside the barrel; dasher shows age-related use. It’s not often that one finds a butter churn with the dasher. It's a great piece. Sales tax must be collected for buyers living in or picking up in New York State. Local tax rate applies.