W. ROBERTS BINGHAMPTON, NY Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Bird

July 21, 2012 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 197

Price Realized: $575.00

($500 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Five-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Elaborate Cobalt Bird Decoration, Stamped "W. ROBERTS BINGHAMTON, NY," circa 1870, ovoid churn with tooled shoulder, flared rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a large slip-trailed design of a fan-tailed bird with turned head, perched on a flowering vine. Excellent detail to decoration, with heavy striping to the bird's chest and neck, as well as spotting to the wing. Professional restoration to cracks in front, with some touch-up to bird's tail only. In-the-firing stone ping to rim. Some fry to cobalt.

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