Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Bird Churn Inscribed "Churn," att. Seymour & Bosworth, Hartford, CT

November 2, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 252

Price Realized: $172.50

($150 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Churn with Cobalt Bird Decoration, Inscribed "Churn," attributed to Seymour & Bosworth, Hartford, CT, circa 1875, semi-ovoid churn with tall collar, rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decorated with a slip-trailed cobalt design of a flying bird atop a leafy stem. Inscribed below in large slip-trailed letters, "Churn," underscored by a looping line. Significant professional restoration to reverse and front of churn above bird, not touching decoration. Additional painted restoration visible on top of one handle. Two small chips to one handle. Two tiny nicks to interior of rim.

Rare Two-Gallon Stoneware Bird Churn Inscribed

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