Rare Ohio Stoneware Churn with Gallon Capacity Changed from "4" to "6"

March 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 309

Price Realized: $316.25

($275 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Stoneware Churn with Altered Capacity Notation, Ohio origin, third quarter 19th century, stylishly-potted churn with vase-like form and applied lug handles, decorated with a boldly-brushed tulip plant bearing three large blossoms. Shoulder with brushed cobalt "4" and superimposed "6," indicating the decorator meant to denote six gallons instead of four. Nice color. 7" crack on side of churn, extending across underside and 8" up opposite side. A chip to one handle. A chip to exterior of rim. Some staining.




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